Object Detail


Brief Description
Cylindrical metal candle box, painted black. The ends of the box are domed. There is a hinged lid, with a hinged catch at the front. Behind the lid, at the rear of the box are two cleats widening towards the outer end, with holes at the tops.

The candle box was brought out to New Zealand by the donor's parents Mr and Mrs Arthur Hubert Price aboard the Lancashire Witch (ship), which arrived in Lyttelton, Canterbury, in 1863.
Accession Number
A2141
Measurements
0 - Whole = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 170 x 450 x 120mm
Media and Materials
Metal
Date
Pre 1863

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great to see this 'humble' item, which belonged to one of my great grandparents - must come and see it next time I'm in Nellie :)

- Diana Bastion

Posted on 27-07-2015 06:12:03