Metal amulet in the shape of a soldier, United Kingdom, 1914-1918

Made:
1914-1918 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown

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Metal amulet in the form of a soldier, worn by a soldier in the First World War

Amulets were, and are, worn by a wide variety of people across the world as lucky charms or as protection against illness or disaster. This amulet was worn by a private in the Middlesex Regiment in the British army during the First World War.

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A79977
Materials:
cloth, tin, ? material
type:
amulet
taxonomy:
credit:
Lovett, E.

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