Empty specimen tube

P1110197

Empty specimen tube

Only the glass and a label remain,
Hand inked and underscored in 1898,
Now discoloured, cracked and torn:

 

KING of the HERRING
Chimae … monserosa
MALE
Great Fisher Bank. 1898

 

Lord of darlings,
Bright as salt burnished silver.
Ozymandias of the herring kind.
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