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Princess Mary Gift Box

Miscellaneous Antiquities

Object connections:

Collection Miscellaneous Antiquities
User collections Christmas collections by NMMExhibitions
Gallery locationForgotten Fighters (Floor plans)
PeopleHistorical Association: Princess Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood
EventsWorld War I, 1914-1918

Object details:

Object ID AAB0381
Description A brass tobacco tin with a portrait of Princess Mary engraved on the lid along with a gilted border that states the names of the countries fighting with Britain in the First World War. The tin containing a packet of unopened tobacco and a Christmas card.
Date made 1914

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials brass
Measurements overall: 31 mm x 131 mm x 86 mm
  • Princess Mary Gift Box (AAB0381)
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