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The Queen's Handbag
The Queen's Handbag
The Queen's Handbag
The Queen's Handbag
The Queen's Handbag
The Queen's Handbag
The Queen's Handbag

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Powysland Museum

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An enormous blue handbag with scale design made of small metal tags, each stamped with the initials of a sponsor. The bag is on top of a plinth made of large and small wooden blocks.

Y Lanfa / The Wharf: Powysland Museum & Welshpool Library





steel, paint & wood


H 174 x W 114 x D 56.2 cm;
Plinth: H 87.7 x W 121 x D 59 cm

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CONGRATULATIONS YOUR MAJESTY / 1950-2002 / Approximately 930 pairs of initials stamped on plates covering reverse


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Y Lanfa / The Wharf: Powysland Museum & Welshpool Library

The Canal Wharf, Welshpool, Powys SY21 7AQ Wales

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