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Snuff Box - Wood, HMS Royal George, circa 1782-1850 Reg. No: ST 021286
- Wooden snuff box made from one of the timbers of the H.M.S. Royal George.
HMS Royal George was a 100-gun ship of the Royal Navy. She was launched in 1756 and sank at Portsmouth on 29 August 1782 with the loss of over 800 lives.
- Circular box of wood, turned, with concentric circles on the lid.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation & Subsequent Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1940
|Dimensions:||21.00 mm (Height), 97.00 mm (Width), 97.00 mm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||woodworking, personal effects, shipwrecks, tobacco, snuff boxes|
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Transport Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||RECREATION & TOURISM|
|Secondary Classification:||Substance Use - Snuff|
|Other Association (See Comments):||Royal Navy (RN), circa 1782-1850
Ship made with timbers of the H.M.S. Royal George