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Description

Miniature tea set consisting of teapot, sugar basin, two cups and a cream jug, made from fish bones by a German prisoner of war while convalescing in the North Hospital Block, Edinburgh Castle, during World War I

Museum reference

M.1989.50.1

Collection

Warfare and Defence

Object name

Miniature tea set

Production information

Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE

Date

1914 - 1918

Materials

Fish bone

Physical description

Fishbone, painted

Associations

World War I
North Hospital Block, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE

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