A Victorian lead coffin plate, City of London, January 1843
A lead coffin plate reading: "Miss Helen B Parker, died 19th Jan aged 32 years" .
Littel is know of Helen B Parker except this was Helen Bacon Parker who died in the City of London in January 1843. Plates were often removed by the family prior to burial as a keepsake, the practice peaking in popularity towards the end of the 19th century.
Measuring: 30 cm x 26 cm
London, England, 1843