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Laminated Horse-Shoe Magnet, English, Late 18th Century

Inventory Number: 40229
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Two flat horse-shoe magnets with poles slightly curved outwards are held together in a mahogany and brass mounting. Large brass suspension ring and keeper with central hole for a hook (missing).
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans This magnet formerly belonged to Sir John Evans, K.C.B. (1823-1908), the archaeologist and numismatist and fathyer of Lewis Evans. From the collection of Lewis Evans.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Fe alloy
Copper alloy
wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
202 74 30 mm

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