Object Detail

Rectangular metal trunk painted black, with hinged lid. There is an oval brass plaque riveted to the top of the lid. On the right and left sides of the box are two black painted hinged metal handles with back mounting plates. The metal handle on the left has been replaced by a make-shift coiled-wire handle. In the middle front of the lid is a brass hinged clasp, with corresponding lock and keyhole on the trunk. The inside of the trunk is painted pink, and has two strap stays, affixed to the trunk by two metal loops in the lid and two metal loops on the inside sides of the trunk.

Manufactured by Newton, Shakespeare & Co Birmingham, England.
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Metal and brass
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0 - Whole = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 295 x 855 x 490mm
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