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Locket, 1912
 
   
Locket, 1912
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Brief Description: Small oval tin with clasp fastener. Ladies portrait on lid with brown hair and a gold dress. An ornate base
Subject Date: 1912
Creator: Huntley, Boorne & Stevens
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: This was the third in a series of tins produced with an oval shape. From the 1880s Huntley & Palmers would reuse popular tins shapes with different designs. This shape was first used for 'Buhl', issued in 1907 and 'Cloisonne' issued in 1908. This tin varied slightly as the border is of simulated pearls.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Dimensions: Height: 4.5cm, Width: 18.0cm, Depth: 11.5cm
Subject: locket, portrait, portrait, fine art <painting>, costume <womens costume>, domestic <ornament>
Content Type: tin
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1992.2.1288
Unique ID: rm-rm-1992_2_1288~1_684-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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