Suitcase
Suitcase
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Randall House - Wolfville Historical Society

Suitcase


Accession number: 10.3.1A-C
Object type: woman's
Date: 1887 – 1940
Materials: Wood; Leather; Metal
Measurements: 27.5 cm L x 45 cm W x 15 cm H
Marks/Label:

On the front in gold letters: F. M. DeW.

Narrative:

Florence was the daughter-in-law of Dr. George DeWitt. Florence was married in 1939 and she is buried at Elmgrove Cemetary.

Description: A black leather-covered suitcase with a blue patterned rayon lining with pockets. The lid is supported by two matching patterned rayon straps. It has brass-coloured latches and comes with two (2) keys. It has gold-embossed initials under the handle. It has four (4) metal studs on the back.
History of Use: The suitcase belonged to Florence Maie DeWitt. Her initials are on the suitcase.