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FDA-A.352:1-2013

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Object number

FDA-A.352:1-2013

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Identification

Title

'Albert' Display Case

Description

Display case with table base; one of two.

Description

Dimensions

height (actual size): 1900mm
width (actual size): 1820mm
depth (actual size): 810mm

Material

oak

Physical description

Large glass oak-framed display cabinet on oak base with turned legs

Production

Person

Unknown (Creator)

Date

c.1851

History and association

Object history note

Provenance from exhibition label:
'These two are the remnant from a set of seven. The superbly crafted cases were designed by Prince Albert for the Royal Exhibition at Crystal Palace in 1851. When the exhibition closed, seven cases were given to Eton College, to display the Thackeray birds, and the remainder to the Victoria and Albert Museum'
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