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Shamrock, 1898
 
   
Shamrock, 1898
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Brief Description: Rectangular tin with irish country scenes in multi-colours on the hinged lid
Subject Date: 1898
Creator: Huntley, Boorne & Stevens
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: The title of this tin is appropriate as the sides of the lid are decorated with a Shamrock design. The Shamrock is a three-leafed flower symbolic of Ireland. The tin has raised feet making it almost casket shaped. Huntley & Palmers is inscribed in black on the gold base.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Ireland
Dimensions: Height: 5.6cm, Width: 24.5cm, Depth: 15.0cm
Subject: animal, horse, goat, fish, bird, duck, goose, dog, cart, boat, river, landscape, narrative, animal, sport, environment, transport <horse>, recreation <hunting>, natural science <zoology>, recreation <fishing>
Content Type: tin
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1992.2.92
Unique ID: rm-rm-1992_2_92~1_447-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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