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Snuff Box - Wood, Old London Bridge, circa 1830s-1870s Reg. No: ST 021287
- Wooden snuff box reportedly made from a pile of 'Old London Bridge'. Old London Bridge was demolished in 1831.
- Snuff box made in the shape of a book with a sliding lid. The surface is decorate with metal rivetts and a copper band on the 'spine'.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation & Subsequent Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1940
|Dimensions:||17.00 mm (Height), 32.00 mm (Width), 70.00 mm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||woodworking, personal effects, tobacco, snuff boxes|
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Secondary Classification:||Substance Use - Snuff|
|Date Made:||circa 1830s-1870s
Snuff box reportedly made using wood from the Old London Bridge which was demolished in 1831