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AAA3717
Furniture

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Collection Furniture
User collections maxinthebox maritime by maxinthebox
Gallery locationNeptune Court (Floor plans)
PeopleProvenance: D'Eyncourt, Eustace Henry William Tennyson
VesselsArandora Star 1927

Object details:

Object ID AAA3717
Description Leather suitcase belonging to Sir Eustace Henry William Tennyson D'Eyncourt (1868-1951) Director of Naval Construction. 'E.H. de E.' on the lid. The case has a leather handle and two metal locks. Luggage labels are stuck to the exterior inscribed: 'BLUE STAR LINE, S.S. ARANDORA... SUNSHINE... STATE [ROOM]', 'THE ROYAL MAIL STEAM PACKET COMPANY...CABIN', 'BELLAGIO GRAND HOTEL', 'STRESA GRAND HOTEL DES ISLES BORROMEES' On the side: 'GRAND HOTEL VENEZIA', 'HOTEL GLORIA, RIO DE JANEIRO', 'SOUTHERN RAILWAY FROM VICTORIA TO EAST GRINSTEAD.'
Date made 1922-1939

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials metal; organic: leather
Measurements Overall: 178 mm x 565 mm x 356 mm
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  • suitcase (AAA3717)
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