Artwork : ArchiveNo00010

Electricity Junction Box 1920


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Artefact

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Contributor

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Contributor Name Portsmouth City Museum
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Profession

Location Old Portsmouth
Collection Date 11.10.06
Artefact Name Electricity Junction Box
Artefact Description Large iron box, painted dark green. 3m x 80cm approx. The box still contains electric cables.
Portsmouth's crest embossed on the front of the box.
Poor condition.
Artefact Date 1920
Artefact Stored Museum store
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Sample Taken Rust, dust, mortar, soil and flaked paint
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History of Artefact Designed uniquely for Portsmouth, with the crest of Portsmouth on the front. It was used until recently as Portsmouth used to generate its own electricity before connecting up to the national grid.
It was buried two feet under the ground at Monkton Road, Portsmouth.
Historian Rosalinda Hardiman
Previous Owners It was located in Monckton Road.
Special Memories

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