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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Box

Image
Accession no.: Z: 410
Object name: Box
Title: Box
Description: A wooden box with four compartments to take birds' eggs (none present).
Classified name:
SPRI theme natural history
Current place name
UDC 591.465.1 : 598.2
Geographic UDC
Getty AAT eggs
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A varnished wooden box with a hinged lid, with two brass hinges and three metal catches. Inside the box are four compartments, which are partially lined with maroon baize and brown baize. The box has two leather handles on the front - one on the upper half and one on the lower half. There is a metal plaque on the front edge of the lid reading 'MADE IN ENGLAND // BY // THE HOUGHTON-BUTCHER MFG. CO. LTD. // LONDON'.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 310mm, height: 104mm, depth: 117mm