G. W. Gail & Ax's Tobacco Works Large Snuff Box

This very large (5.75" diameter) paper mache snuff box has a lithographed photo of the G. W. Gail & Ax's tobacco works, located in Baltimore, Maryland. The owners, G. W. Gail and Christian Ax, operated the factor located at 28 Barre Street. The snuff box was made in the second half of the 19th century. There is some crazing to the lithographed label and approximately 5" of the bottom rim facing is missing.