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52750: Trench Art Spill Holder made from shell case

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posted on 2024-02-23, 13:54 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

Trench art Shell Case made into a spill holder (container for a flame source), probably produced by locals behind the lines to sell as a souvenir. Highly engraved but the name plate is blank, perhaps ready to be filled according to the buyer's wishes.

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Subject

Unknown

Date

1914 - 1918

Date Created

01/08/1914

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1918

Source

Artifact

Medium

Metal

Type

Memorabilia

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Lewis Trickey

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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