Samples, rock; CT78.840


Samples, rock

About this object

Rock samples; a small collection of eight small rocks, one botanical sample (lichen?) in a bottle; and a piece of slate supposedly from the Ypres Cloth Hall, Belgium, collected 15th November 1916.

The samples are contained within a rectangular, chocolate box.

Medium and Materials

inorganic, stone
processed material, paper
organic, vegetal, wood

Inscription and Marks

Inscribed on one rock: "YPRES / CLOTH HALL / 15/11/16"


h 55mm x l 235mm x w 120mm (box)

Subject and Association Keywords

modern history, 20th century, World War I (1914-1918)

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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