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ID number:  BIRRC-H0300
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  University Heritage Collection
Title / Object name:  Leamington Spa Freedom Scroll in Silver Casket
Object type:  Scroll and casket
Date made:  c. 1935
Materials:  Metal, wood, silk, velvet, paper
Measurements:  Casket: 31 x 18 x 17 cm

Silver casket with lid on a back wooden stand, which holds a hand painted and guilded scroll marking the freedom of the borough of Royal Leamington Spa on 28 October 1935, thanks to Anthony Eden. Heavily adorned. Casket has a pleated silk lining and the scroll itself is contained within a dark blue velvet cover.

Inscriptions / Translations:  SALA BONA QUGE HONESTA. SI SIT PRUDENTA. PRESENTED BY THE CORPORTATION OF ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE ANTHONY EDEN P.C., M.C., M.P. HIS MAJESTY'S MINISTER LEAGUE OF NATIONS AFFAIRS 28TH OCTOBER 1935

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