Trench Art

Contributed by Royal Ulster Rifles Museum Belfast

This pepper pot is a piece of trench art which was made by a soldier in World War One, serving in France. The pot is made from shell-casing and you can just about see the holes at the top for the pepper to escape from. The object has been carefully crafted into a practical item, which the soldier who made it would have kept in his pocket and taken home from the frontline as a memory of his time at war. Like other pieces of trench art it's extremely powerful in its simplicity.

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  • 1. At 18:56 on 7 April 2010, Steven Booth wrote:

    To explore other pieces of WW1 Trench Art, why not visit my dedicated website at:
    Steven Booth

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