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Toiletries Set - S. Woolfield, Portable, Glasgow, Scotland, 1852 Reg. No: ST 36932
- Wooden box containing glass bottles and toiletry implements. Presented to John Andrew by members of the Glasgow Caithness-Shire Association as a mark of their esteem on leaving his native country, Glasgow, in November 1852.
- Box with key, brass trim and inscription plate with velvet interior. Fitted with mirror, two glass bottles with stoppers, boot hook, seven glass containers with metal lids, tweezers (mother of pearl carved handle), etc. and compartments for storage.
- Acquisition Information:
- Unknown from Unknown
|Dimensions:||24 cm (Width), 32.6 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||immigration, toiletries, personal effects, scottish communities, scottish cultural activities, scottish immigration, vanity cases, vanity sets|
|Themes this item is part of:||Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015|
|Primary Classification:||PERSONAL GROOMING & HYGIENE|
|Inscriptions:||Label marked: "S Woolfield, Manufacturer of Desks & Dressing Cases, Buchanan Street, Glasgow". Inscription plate is marked: "Presented to Mr. John Andrew, by members of the Glasgow Caithness-Shire Association. As a mark of their esteem on leaving his native country. Glasgow Nov. 1852".|
|Maker:||S. Woolfield, Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland, Great Britain, 1852|
|Presented To:||Mr John Andrew, Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland, Great Britain, Nov 1852|
|Presented By:||Glasgow Caithness-Shire Association, Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain, Nov 1852|
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