A Thames Tunnel souvenir in vegetable ivory. 1843


An unusual vegetable ivory needle case made for the opening of the Thames Tunnel in 1843.
The finials are carved as acorns and it opens at one end.
The phrase 'A  Present from the Thames Tunnel' is written in black on the case and is fixed.

8 x 2.25 cm (3.75 x 0.75 inch)

Stock number  GN49