Object ID
1994.67
Object Name
Trunk
Date Created
1900s
Object Entities
Augerinos, Bessie (is related to)
Augerinos, Christine (is related to)
Object Description
Large, black metal steamer trunk. Key is in file.
Origin
Donated by Bessie and Christine Avgerinos. Steamer trunks were meant to be used for travel, often having a rugged contruction. Steamer trunks are named after the storage compartment in the cabin of a steam ship or "steamer." At the time of use, they were often called "packers." These types of trunks were most popular in the 1880s-1920s.
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Citation
Trunk, 1900s, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/8504. Accessed 03/04/21.