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Charge of the Light Brigade Biscuit Barrel

Silver on copper biscuit barrel , the body decorated with a low relief depiction of the Charge of the Light Cavalry Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava on 25 October 1854, the stepped, hinged lid surmounted with a siege mortar of the type delpoyed in the trenches before the Russian fortress of Sebastopol.

 

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