Search the collections
Insert - S. Woolfield, Portable Toiletries Set, Glasgow, Scotland, 1852 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.
- 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 sets|
|Themes this item is part of:||Domestic & Community Life Collection, Migration Collection|
|Primary Classification:||PERSONAL GROOMING & HYGIENE|
|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|