About the dealer

Open by appointment and at fairs (see also under The Edenbridge Galleries, Edenbridge, Kent)

About the object

A Good Quality And Attractive 19th Century Military Camphor
Wood Campaign Trunk Having Lift Up Top And Original Brass
Swan Neck Carrying Handles To Each Side

Military campaign trunks as the name suggests were originally 
made for easy transportation around various battlefields. This particular 
example is made of camphor wood which is generally regarded as the best 
quality of the woods used to construct these types of trunks from & 
the use of camphor wood does of course offer a pleasant aroma inside
 when opened which was originally designed to keep away 
moths and other insects and bugs.)

Circa 1860

Height - 19in
Width - 40.5in
Depth - 20.5in

Stock number

6806