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Domino box


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Object ID AAA0003.56
Description Bonework domino box and cribbage board made by a French prisoner of war. It has a wooden base and a pierced, arched lid on hinges. A pull-out bone slide beneath the lid shows a sailor mourning beside a monument with a bust inscribed: 'LORD NELSON'; British flags are placed above. The box contains three dice and 46 dominoes.
Date made 1803-1814

Artist/Maker France: Armed Forces
Place made England
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Sutcliffe-Smith Collection
Materials bone; wood; coating: paint
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