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A steamship, in front of which is an artfully arranged display of shells and seaweed, creating a 3D effect to the view. Overall in good condition.

These shellwork dioramas were produced in the late Victorian/early Edwardian period as souvenirs of coastal towns and seaside locations, and were often bought by sailors as presents for their sweethearts.

NOW SOLD - Victorian sailor's shell valentine - Steamship

SKU: KS6893
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  • Dimensions (h x w)

    21 x 23cm

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