Visiting Card Case

Maker
Hilliard and Thomason (estab. 1847)
Production date
1864
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Description
Sterling silver, heavily engraved case for holding visiting cards. The pattern is foliate scrolls. On the back is a clear area, bordered with a belt design. Within this area has been engraved a basket containing flowers. The reverse has the same pattern and is engraved,'E J C'. The case is believed to have belonged to Emma Josephine Campbell, wife of Robert Campbell of Otekaieke. It was possibly a wedding gift. Upon opening the top of the case the hallmarks can be seen.
Production date
1864
1868
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Collection type
Media/materials
Silver
Measurements
73mm wide x 101mm high x 5mm deep
Accession number
93/0119
System ID
11400
Current Rights
Culture Waitaki Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence
Organisation Credit Line
Collection of the Waitaki Museum. Id 11400

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