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ID number:  BIRRC-H0051
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  University Heritage Collection
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Section of tree
Object type:  Plaque
Materials:  Varnished wood and metal plaque
Measurements:  18cm diameter
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A cross-section of varnished wood. Small gold plaque towards the middle-bottom which reads 'MAGNA CARTA - 1215 WOOD CUT FROM LAST OF FOUR WALNUT TREES FLOURISHING ON MAGNA CARTA ISLAND WHEN THE GREAT CHARTER WAS SIGNED 15TH JUNE 1215 PRESENTED BY SIR PATRICK HANNON OF MAGNA CARTA ISLAND 1935-52'

Inscriptions / Translations:  MAGNA CARTA - 1215
WOOD CUT FROM LAST OF FOUR WALNUT TREES
FLOURISHING ON MAGNA CARTA ISLAND WHEN
THE GREAT CHARTER WAS SIGNED
15TH JUNE 1215
PRESENTED BY SIR PATRICK HANNON
OF MAGNA CARTA ISLAND 1935-52

Notes:  This is a piece of wood cut from a Magna Carta tree. It was presented by Sir Patrick Hannon of Magna Carta Island 1935-52.

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