Ration tin

Description
This unopened ration tin dates from the Boer War and belonged to rifleman PE Rattenbury who lived in Exeter. The tin has two compartments containing emergency food rations. One compartment contains beef extract for dinner, the other contains cocoa.
Accession Loan No.
85/1983/1
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
ration tin
Simple Name
rations
Full Name
emergency rations tin, complete
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Year Low
1900
Production Year High
1901
Family Group

Material
metal
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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