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A1328 Old iron treasure chest, once the property of the late Captain Hovell of Hume and Hovell explorers (LC). Iron chest, c. 1660, origin Germany, the donor states that the chest was once the property of the explorer Captain William Hovell. (OF) Cromwellian iron chest...(SB).(Key at D2.Key/1). Click to enlarge.

Old iron treasure chest, once the property of the late Captain Hovell of Hume and Hovell explorers (LC). Iron chest, c. 1660, origin Germany, the donor states that the chest was once the property of the explorer Captain William Hovell. (OF) Cromwellian iron chest...(SB).(Key at D2.Key/1)

made in Germany, Europe, c 1660.

Old iron treasure chest, once the property of the late Captain Hovell of Hume and Hovell explorers (LC). Iron chest, c. 1660, origin Germany, the donor states that the chest was once the property of the explorer Captain William Hovell. (OF) Cromwellian iron chest...(SB).(Key at D2.Key/1)

Summary

Object No.

A1328

Object Statement

Old iron treasure chest, once the property of the late Captain Hovell of Hume and Hovell explorers (LC). Iron chest, c. 1660, origin Germany, the donor states that the chest was once the property of the explorer Captain William Hovell. (OF) Cromwellian iron chest...(SB).(Key at D2.Key/1)

Physical Description

Old iron treasure chest, once the property of the late Captain Hovell of Hume and Hovell explorers (LC). Iron chest, c. 1660, origin Germany, the donor states that the chest was once the property of the explorer Captain William Hovell. (OF) Cromwellian iron chest...(SB).(Key at D2.Key/1)

Dimensions

Height

550 mm

Width

972 mm

Depth

555 mm

Production

made

Germany, Europe c 1660

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Bartlett, W, 1912

Acquisition Date

17 May 1912

Cite this Object

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Old iron treasure chest, once the property of the late Captain Hovell of Hume and Hovell explorers (LC). Iron chest, c. 1660, origin Germany, the donor states that the chest was once the property of the explorer Captain William Hovell. (OF) Cromwellian iron chest...(SB).(Key at D2.Key/1) 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 7 December 2019, <https://ma.as/173375>

Wikipedia

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