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Folding Knife
Date Made/Found: Around 1863
Material and Medium: steel Nickel Horn Paper
Dimensions: Overall: 14 x 130mm (9/16 x 5 1/8in.) Overall: 14 x 73mm (9/16 x 2 7/8in.)
Department: Decorative Art
Accession Number: 1980.875
This souvenir pocket knife has a single folding Sheffield-made blade and was manufactured to commemorate the royal wedding of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) to Princess Alexandra of Denmark in 1863. According to museum records it was ‘found in a wall’ and later donated to Weston Park Museum. The handle scales are made from animal horn which has been heated and pressed until transparent. The horn casing covers printed decorative paper with images of the royal couple on one side and their names on the other with ‘Married March 10 1863’ underneath.
Display Location: In Store
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