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852657
  • Title
    Item 05: Box of pressed flowers and locks of hair collected by Ann Flinders
  • Call number
    R 48/Item 5
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    1800-1830
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    852657
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Objects
  • Scope and Content
    Cardboard box, trimmed and decorated in thin pressed metal - 8 x 10 x 8 cm. Box contains pressed flowers and locks of hair collected by Ann Flinders, and wrapped in small paper packets and identified by her. Packets are titled "Mary's Myrtle"; "Anne's at two years & at 3 years"; "Anne's at 3 yrs old"; "A.Flinders"; "Captain Flinders'"; "Bell's [Isabella Tyler] at 15"; "My Mothers"; "My Father's aged 40"; "My Grandfather Chappelles - Aged 73"; "Anne's + her Papa's"; "Plucked from The Grave Octr 24th 1814"; "Plucked from the Grave May 16th + July 27th 1815"; "Plucked frm the Grave Sepr 23 rd 1820"; single pair of cuff links; unidentified tassle; and a verse, written by Ann Flinders, about the collection eg: "... To me these seeming trifles are / Memorials of departed days ..."
  • Source
    Presented by Lady Flinders Petrie, 1949
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • General note

    Digital order no:Album ID : 852682
  • Exhibited in
    Possessed : an exhibition of treasures
    Matthew Flinders : The Ultimate Voyage
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