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1972.57
This artefact belongs to: © New Brunswick Museum
Bell
1875, 19th century
25.3 x 13.5 cm
New Brunswick Museum
1972.57
This artefact belongs to: © New Brunswick Museum

Keys to History:

Prior to donation to the NBM, the dinner bell was used in the Millionaires' Club clubroom, Saint John, New Brunswick. The bell is believed to have been used aboard the Marco Polo from the 1850s until the 1883 wreck

What:

The bell was used as an auctioneer's bell at one point in its history.

Where:

Prior to donation to the NBM, the dinner bell was used in the Millionaires' Club clubroom, Saint John, NB.

When:

The bell is believed to have been used aboard the Marco Polo from the 1850s until the 1883 wreck.

Who:

The dinner bell was used to summon ship passengers to meals.

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