The Prince and the Plunder

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Charm necklace

Published / by Andrew Heavens / Leave a Comment

What: Necklace pictured on page 15 of the Illustrated London News, 2 January 1892, in a section headlined “Relics in the Victorian Exhibition”

Where: Unknown

charm_necklaceCaption on image: “Charm Necklace composed of leather ornamented with silver and beads, which contain texts from the Koran. Brought from Abyssinia by Lord Napier of Magdala in 1868.”

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