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snuff box

Date: 1780-90

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Size: h(cm) : 3.7 x l(cm) : 8 x w(cm) : 6

Acquired: 1986; Purchase - ass. of NHMF

Accession Number: NMW A 50500

This exquisite snuff box was presented by Queen Victoria to Henry Morton Stanley, a Denbigh-born reporter working for the New York Herald. It was given in recognition of his efforts to track down the explorer, Dr David Livingstone.

This work is currently on display.

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