The master key to Barnett Hill used by H.M. Queen Elizabeth at the opening ceremony, 1944

Maker and role
The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company (estab. 1880, closed 1952)
Production date
1944

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The master key to Barnett Hill used by H.M. Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother) at the opening ceremony, 1944. The gold key is inscribed '1944' and housed in a presentation box with a silk and velvet interior displaying the makers details and the Royal Warrant. A handwritten card inside the box says: 'The opening of Barnett Hill Red Cross House by Her Majesty The Queen 31st May 1944.'
Collection Type
Objects
Media/Materials
Catalogue Number
1663/4/1
Associated Person and Role
H.M. Queen Elizabeth (b.1900, d.2002)

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