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Catalog Number 2014.44.62
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorated Shell Casing

The casing features a design of a sailing ship with engraved details on an embossed and hammered background depicting the sea and sky. There is some greenish discoloration in the recesses of the ship.

Headstamp: 75mm. GUN 8 LOT 1272-54 E.M.C.
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Sailing ships