Wooden snuff box made from one of the timbers of the H.M.S. Royal George.
HMS Royal George was a 100-gun ship of the Royal Navy. She was launched in 1756 and sank at Portsmouth on 29 August 1782 with the loss of over 800 lives.
Circular box of wood, turned, with concentric circles on the lid.
Donation & Subsequent Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), R. Lambert, 27 Mar 1940
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97 mm (Length), 97 mm (Width), 21 mm (Height)
95 mm (Outside Diameter)
Measurement From Conservation.