- 19th century (Creation)
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Name of creator
Includes note on Geelong Historical Society letterhead, address 6 Balmoral Crescent, Rippleside, 3215 Telephone: 5278 3530. Note reads: 'Crystal bowl ex wreck of the Scammell from the estate of late Mrs Brookes. P.A. 19/9/02'. P.A. is Peter Alsop, member of the Geelong Historical Society.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
From estate of Mrs Brooker (GHS Property).
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Scope and content
Retrieved from the wreck of the Joseph H. Scammell, this cut glass bowl was manufactured by the French business Saint-Louis, which is still operating today. Created in the 'Brilliant' period, items from this time were made of heavy leaded glass, intricately cut with geometric patterns and prisms.
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Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Crystal glass bowl. Housed in A1 box with tissue. Needs rehousing in custom box.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Digital image on GHC Archives database.