Record

Reference numberMOB/002
LevelItem
TitleRoyal Society chest
Datec.1663
DescriptionAn iron box with iron straps, a hidden keyhole, two carrying handles, accompanying key and two additional padlocks. Internally, the locking mechanism is covered by a decorated and polished sheet iron panel incorporating human eye designs, and a small side compartment. Manufacturer/creator unknown.
Extent1 artefact
FormatArtefact
MaterialsIron
Dimensionsh: 335 x w: 660 x d: 385 mm
Access statusOpen
ProvenancePresented by William Ball FRS; recorded in original JBO/2 minutes of a meeting, 16 December 1663
URL descriptionDigital version available on The Royal Society Picture Library
URLhttps://pictures.royalsociety.org/image-rs-12497
https://pictures.royalsociety.org/image-rs-12496
https://pictures.royalsociety.org/image-rs-12495
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