Scent Bottle and Buckle

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Date:1840 - 1880 (c.)

Description:This brass and enamel belt buckle and glass scent bottle with a brass, hinged lid, were both personal items of the author George Eliot.

Transcript of hand written label:
This clasp and scent bottle were formerly the property of George Eliot. Presented to me by Mrs Lewes on Feb 27th 1905.


George Eliot (born Mary Ann Evans) was a local authoress based in the Coventry and Nuneaton district, from 1819-1880.


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1810s
Barley Jug - side
Barley Jug - side

This jug is made from Staffordshire pottery and is thought to have belonged to Mr. ...

1840s
Gloves
Gloves

These gloves, made from cream kid leather, belonged to the author George Eliot. George ...

1860s
Picture of Christ
Picture of Christ

This framed print belonged to George Eliot and depicts the head of Christ. It may ...

1880s
Oval Wooden Tray
Oval Wooden Tray

This oval wooden tray belonged to George Eliot and was used to carry a supper service ...

1900s
Bust of George Eliot - side
Bust of George Eliot - side

This bust in Parian ware depicts George Eliot, and is inscribed E-L-I-O-T at its ...

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Source: Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery

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