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Theodore’s cup

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What: A horn cup, mounted in silver engraved “Theodore’s Cup”

Where: National War Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, EH1 2NG

The museum’s catalogue entry has one image

National Museums of Scotland spreadsheet
Accession number: M.1949.215
Description: Theodore cup of horn with silver mounts, taken by Paymaster Major Thomson after the Storming of Magdala, Abyssinia, 1868
Acquisition source: Miss C.E. McLeod, Overseas Club [Inverness]

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