Brass Tinder box engraved 'Modern Prophecy'

Made:
c. 1830 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

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One tinder box. In brass. Engraving on lid: Modern Prophecy'. Winged boatlike machine in sky; moon; house top.
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One tinder box. In brass. Engraving on lid: "Modern Prophecy". Winged boatlike machine in sky; moon; house top. c1830 in manner of contemporary March of Intellect prints satirising the progress of steam power. 4" x 2 1/2" x 1/2" deep. 10.5x6.5x1cm.

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Category:
Penn-Gaskell Collection
Object Number:
1950-313/3
type:
tinder box
credit:
Penn-Gaskell Collection

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