Item 0002 - Crystal Bowl ex The Wreck of the Scammel

Original Digital object not accessible

Identity area

Reference code



Crystal Bowl ex The Wreck of the Scammel


  • 19th century (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium


Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Archival history

Includes note on Geelong Historical Society letterhead, address 6 Balmoral Crescent, Rippleside, 3215 Telephone: 5278 3530. Note reads: 'Crystal bowl ex wreck of the Scammell from the estate of late Mrs Brookes. P.A. 19/9/02'. P.A. is Peter Alsop, member of the Geelong Historical Society.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

From estate of Mrs Brooker (GHS Property).

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Retrieved from the wreck of the Joseph H. Scammell, this cut glass bowl was manufactured by the French business Saint-Louis, which is still operating today. Created in the 'Brilliant' period, items from this time were made of heavy leaded glass, intricately cut with geometric patterns and prisms.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access


Conditions governing reproduction

Image open

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Crystal glass bowl. Housed in A1 box with tissue. Needs rehousing in custom box.

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Digital image on GHC Archives database.

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used


Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion




Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places