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Snuff box c.1852 Place made: Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Materials & Technique: metalwork, snuff boxes, silver: fabricated, stamped, engraved

Primary Insc: stamped inside lid: "sovereign head/D.P/lion passant" stamped inside base: "anchor/D.P/D"
Secondary Insc: engraved on lid: "A PARTING GIFT FROM/Mrs M Alexander to Fredk McKellar Esq MD/In token of her appreciation of his Valuable Services/during a period of nearly seventeen years/SYDNEY N.S.W. 1ST JANY. 1867"
Dimensions: closed 2.3 h x 8.0 w x 5.1 d cm open 6.0 h
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1496