Insert - S. Woolfield, Portable Toiletries Set, Glasgow, Scotland, 1852 Object Reg. No: ST 36932 2

Wooden insert lined with velvet from a wooden box used to hold the contents of a portable toiletries set. The toiletries set was 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.
Wooden insert with seven different sized compartments and to velvet lined sections with loops for holding implements in place. There is a leather tab at each end of the insert which allow it to be easily removed from the box it sits in.
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Unknown from Unknown
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 24 cm (Width), 32.6 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, toiletries, personal effects, scottish communities, scottish cultural activities, scottish immigration, vanity sets
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: PERSONAL GROOMING & HYGIENE
Secondary Classification: Vanity
Tertiary Classification: sets
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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