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Painted snuffbox depicting Great Comet

Unknown1811/1825

Science Museum

Science Museum
London, United Kingdom

This snuffbox is made of painted papier-mache and shows a view of the Great Comet of 1811 from Pont-Neuf, Paris. While everyone’s attention is turned skywards, a pickpocket takes advantage.

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  • Title: Painted snuffbox depicting Great Comet
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1811/1825
  • Location Created: France
  • Rights: © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, Science Museum Group Collection, CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0

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