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Circular Box

TOA0130.6

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ExhibitionsVoyagers
Gallery locationVoyagers (Floor plans)

Object details:

Object ID TOA0130.6
Description Circular box holding Grain and Drams weights for the balance. Contains: 1 "two drams" coin; 1 "one dram" coin; 2 " half dram" coin; 1 "two sruples" coin; 1 "half scruple" coin 1 Square weight with 6 indents; 1 Square weight with 5 indents; 1 Square weight with 4 indents; 1 Square weight with 3 indents; 1 Square weight with 2 indents; 1 Square weight with 1 indent Medicine chest belonging to Sir Benjamin F Outram KCB (1774-1856) and reputedly used at the battle of Copenhagen 1801.
Date made circa 1801

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials Cardboard
Measurements Overall: 13 mm; Diameter: 40 mm
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