"Close view of decorative metal strips which cover the elaborate locking mechanism in the c17th Armada Chest in "Zenith" at Snowshill Manor. The lock was operated by a key in the centre of the lid
Image ref 126887. © National Trust Images/Andreas von Einsiedel
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