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This ceramic snuff jar was found at Fort Hays (14EL301) in Ellis County. Its lettering declares it to be from the C. W. Gail & Ax snuff makers of Baltimore, Maryland for display in a store. Gail and Ax were in tobacco business from around 1860 until 1891. The jar was made by the Avalon Fainece potters of Baltimore between 1882-1884.

Date: 1882-1884

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Item Number: 308702
Call Number: 14EL301 Feature 365
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 308702

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