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Catalog Number 2014.44.126
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorated Shell Casing

The casing has a flower (possibly Poppy) engraved on an embossed background. The embossed background is unusual, as it was made with a square, patterned tool. There is a small piercing near the base of the casing.

Inscription: BELLEAU WOODS 1918

Headstamp: 77 DEC PDPS 436L 18 N
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Flowers
Brasswork