2253 – Cross-shaped 'Somme' pendant

Physical description:
Christian cross-shaped amulet made of tin with a brass suspension ring. Inscribed 'WAR SOMME 1918'.
Museum classification:
Spells and charms
Size:
66 x 40 x 7
Information:
This is an example of a WWI soldier's charm made from recycled metals. There are examples in other collections including the Imperial War Museum and the Scarborough museum. T.Cadbury, 6/09/2011.
Resource:
Object
Materials:
Metal, tin, brass
This is an example of a WWI soldier's charm made from recycled metals. There are examples in other collections including the Imperial War Museum and the Scarborough museum. T.Cadbury, 6/09/2011.