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Collection Fort Nisqually Permanent Collection
Object ID Number 1944.01.14
Object Name Trunk
Description Wooden sea chest from the HBC steamship SS BEAVER. The chest was made from rough cut wood, but at some point it was painted green and antiqued. The interior is unpainted. Two iron hinges, leather handle on each side, and lock and latch all intact. Iron bands at the corners and sides with brass plated knobs keep the chest together, there are three iron braces on each corner, bands going down sides (front and back), and around rim. Measures 17 3/4 inches long, 22 1/2 inches wide, and 19 inches tall. It was passed down through the descendants of Edward Huggins, clerk and manager at Fort Nisqually.
Date Mid-19th century
People Huggins, Edward
Search Terms S.S. Beaver
Trunk
Chest
Sea chest
Imagefile 001\19440114.JPG