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Catalog Number 2014.44.4
Object Name Art, Shell
Accession number 2014.44
Description Decorated shell casing

A decorated casing with zig zag engraved panels and geometric designs. One panel depicts an airship aloft over a mountainous landscape with turreted stone buildings. The other panel has a night scene of a lighthouse projecting spotlights on ships and a German floatplane. The casing is pierced in an undecorated area

Headstamp: 75 DEC MAM.974L.1 SG
Subjects World War I
Shell art
Vases
Airships