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snuff box

Date: 1780-90


Size: h(cm) : 3.7 x l(cm) : 8 x w(cm) : 6

Acquired: 1986; Purchase - ass. of NHMF

Accession Number: NMW A 50500

This exquisite snuff box was presented by Queen Victoria to Henry Morton Stanley, a Denbigh-born reporter working for the New York Herald. It was given in recognition of his efforts to track down the explorer, Dr David Livingstone.


13 May 2021, 00:02
Thank you for this incredible object we must make part of the common Congo-Wales history.
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