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Twist Box

Date: 1913

Media: metal

Size: 75 x 34 x 25 mm

Acquired: 1970; Gift

Accession Number: 70.32I

This tobacco (or 'twist') container is engraved 'Gabe Wigley, 59 High Street, Senghenydd, 1913'.  Unfortunately the donor didn't have details of who Mr Wigley was and he is not mentioned in the Inspector of Mines’ report on the disaster.

This work is currently on display:

Big Pit: National Coal Museum

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