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Clay Pipe - Ceramic, William Southorn & Co, Broseley, circa 1802-circa 1900 Archaeology Reg. No: HA 53

Description:
One fragment of clay pipe stem impressed with a maker's mark. Manufactured by William Southorn & Co of Broseley, circa 1802 to circa 1900.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Godden Mackay Logan Heritage Consultants, 2009
Discipline: Archaeology - Historical

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Tagged with: world heritage, royal exhibition building, archaeology, smoking
Themes this item is part of: World Heritage, World Futures, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Western Forecourt Collection
Primary Classification: HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Secondary Classification: Recreation
Tertiary Classification: smoking
Activity: Recreation
Specific Activity: Smoking
Trench Unit Number: G12/4/8/012
Inscriptions: W SOUTHORN & CO, ... (6?) SALO (R?)
Manufacturer: William Southorn & Co, c 1802-1900
References: Jack 1986: 128; Oswald 1975: 192
Bibliography:
  1. [Article - Journal] Jack, I. 1986. Clay Tobacco Pipes Exported from Scotland to Australia in the Nineteenth Century: Some Preliminary Observations. Historic Clay Tobacco Pipe Studies. 3: 124-134., 1986, 128 Pages
  2. [Article - Journal] Oswald, Adrian. 1975. Clay Pipes for the Archaeologist. British Archaeological Reports. Bar Series No. 14, 1975, 192 Pages

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G.Lammond Posted on 02 Mar 2013 11:26 PM
William Southorn established in 1823 in King Street, Broseley, Salop (Shropshire)

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