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Keys from the Bank of Mona

Date made: early 19th century

Description: Metal keys (2) of Bank of Mona.

Built in 1855 to the designs of John Robinson this 'wedding cake' building was originally the head office of the Bank of Mona, a subsidiary of the City of Glasgow Bank, which had arrived on the Island in 1849. In 1878 its parent bank collapsed and the Bank of Mona, though itself solvent, was forced to close.

This item appears in the Museum Trustees' report of 10 April 1930. The date is given there as c1860.

Measurements: overall: 12 x 5 x 1 cm

Materials: metal: iron

Object name: keys

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1954-2778


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