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Brass Nameplate of Sir Henry Acland, ?1840s

Inventory Number: 43427
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1990-10
Brief Description: Copper alloy Nameplate of Sir Henry Acland, 1840s. Mounted on a wooden plinth; purchased at the auction sale of the effects of the late Dr H. M. Sindair (1910-1990).
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Purchased at the auction sale of the effects of the late Dr H. M. Sindair (1910-1990). Miss Acland had it mounted and treasured it; it was originally attached for over fifty years to his house in Broad Street, Oxford (demolished in the 1930s).
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
copper alloy
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
210 108 40 mm

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