Ashtray, 2nd Division Italian Campaign Memorial; Unknown maker; 1945-1955; WY.00...

Name/Title

Ashtray, 2nd Division Italian Campaign Memorial

About this object

This beautiful marble ashtray has been engraved as a memorial to the World War Two Italian Campaign in which the N.Z. 2nd Division fought. The engraving depicts a soldier crouched moving through the landscape with his weapon raise while a plane flies above. The words '2. N.Z. DIV.
86
1943- ITALIAN CAMPAIGN -1945
Fort dei Marmi Italia' are also engraved into the ashtray.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

1945-1955

Period

1940s

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, stone, marble

Inscription and Marks

Engraved into marble on front: '2. N.Z. DIV.
86
1943- ITALIAN CAMPAIGN -1945
Fort dei Marmi Italia'

Measurements

l 180 mm x w 130 mm x 30 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Domestic Life (household chattels, food and drink)

Subject and Association Keywords

Military - World War Two

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Subject and Association Keywords

Art and Design

Object Type

personal effects

Object number

WY.0000.793

Copyright Licence  

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