Georgian Horn and Tortoise-Shell Snuff Box (c. 1790)

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Title

Georgian Horn and Tortoise-Shell Snuff Box (c. 1790)

Subject

1700s Culture and Society

Description

This is an antique snuff box that bears a striking similarity to Yorick's snuff box in Laurence Sterne's "A Sentimental Journey".

Creator

Unknown

Publisher

Parade Antiques UK

Date

c. 1790 (First Created)

Contributor

Arséne Lupin

Rights

Unknown

Relation

"A Sentimental Journey" by Laurence Sterne

Format

9.5 x 4.5 x 3 centimeters
57 grams

Language

N/A

Type

Physical Object

Coverage

1700s snuff boxes, like the one shown here, were often exchanged between two people as a sign of newfound friendship or respect. This one in particular is incredibly similar to Yorick's snuff box as depicted in "A Sentimental Journey"

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Physical object (Snuff Box)

Physical Dimensions

900 x 676

Files

snuff box.jpg

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Citation

Unknown, “Georgian Horn and Tortoise-Shell Snuff Box (c. 1790),” Enlightenmens, accessed August 15, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/670.

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