Description: Young boy does his best to put his letters into a Doremus-style mailbox. Mailboxes of this type, designed by Willard D. Doremus, were not very strong. The lip covering the letter slot could too easily break, letting rain, or in this case, snow, into the mailbox.
Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer
Medium: Black and white photographic print
Date: c. 1880
Persistent URL: arago.si.edu/index.asp?con=2&cmd=1&id=203573
Repository: National Postal Museum
Collection: U.S. Mailboxes
Accession number: A.2008-46