AN EARLY VICTORIAN OAK 'YORK MINSTER' TOBACCO BOX DATED '1840' presumably made from the remains of York Minster after the fire of 1840, with a part hinged lid with a silver plaque engraved with a view of the burning York Minster and dated 'May 20th 1840' 15.3cm wide Provenance 'A Lifetime of Collecting' - The Property of a Gentleman. Catalogue Note The fire at York Minster on the 20th May 1840 was the second great fire at the Minster, the first was in 1829.


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Location of the item : Royaume-Uni, Wiltshire

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