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Catalog Number 2014.44.53
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorated shell casing

The casing is decorated with an oak branch relief with acorns on an embossed background. The details are engraved and very finely punched.

Inscription: Verdun

Headstamp: st 145 AUG 1918 HL 27 (also, circled FN stamp)
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Oaks
Acorn decorations
Vases