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Box of Wood Samples

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1987F633
Collection:Social History
Date:1900 - 1950


This beautifully made rosewood box contains four hundred and sixty-five wood samples. They include wood types from every continent. The collection may have been put together as a reference resource for use by craftsmen in wood. It is an invaluable identification resource for use in conjunction with the Pinto Collection of treen and wooden bygones at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

Further Information

Production Period:20th century


Height:9.2 cm
Width:19.7 cm
Depth:33 cm