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Object Name Trunk
Date 1876-1883
Other Name Henry Clark Trunk
Description Part A: Rectangular solid shape made of wood planks and bottom section covered with white cloth. On front panel of the trunk, on the canvas it's written, "Henry C. Clark / Deadwood / D.T. / Care / E. Nagle / Cheyenne WY". Black steel edges with two black hash locks at front one at each side. Side has remnants of leather handles. Top has three bands of wood board for support along with two bands of black steel attached with large domed nails. Square and rectangle panels on top lid have red line strip drawings. Inside covered in white paper with purple hexagonal shapes with circular flowers in center and stylized leaf pattern at sides.Nailed to top inside of lid is a white cloth possibly from a sack and nailed to form two pockets. Two fabric supports at each back side corner.

Part B: Wood storage tray inside trunk with a slated front side and two oval finger holes at sides. Covered in cream paper. Two compartments formed in center with one compartment larger than the other one.

Part C: Fragments including four sections of rough cut wood and one steel hinge with a bent over end.
Collection Adams Museum Collection
Catalog Number 2013.026.001A-C
Material Wood/Paper/Brass/Steel/Cloth/Paint/Nails/Ink
People Clark, Henry C.
Search Terms 1870s
1880s
Transportation
Travel
Deadwood
Cheyenne
Stagecoach Trails