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Clay Pipe - Ceramic, William White, Glasgow, Scotland, 1805-circa 1891 Archaeology Reg. No: HA 444

Description:
One fragment of plain clay pipe stem. Has an impressed maker's mark: ' 32 W. WHITE GL...' on one side and '….BITION PIPE' on the other. Was manufactured by William White of Glasgow between 1805 and circa 1891.
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: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Royal Exhibition Building Western Forecourt Collection
Primary Classification: HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Secondary Classification: (To Be Classified)
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Activity: Recreation
Specific Activity: Smoking
Trench Unit Number: G16
Inscriptions: 32 W. WHITE GL; BITION PIPE
Manufacturer: William White, 1805-c 1891
References: MacReady and Goodwyn 1990: 55; Oswald 1975: 206
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], J Goodwyn, Sarah Macready, Slums and Self-Improvement: The History and Archaeology of the Mechanics Institute, Auckland, and its Chancery Street Neighbourhood, New Zealand Department of Conservation, Wellington, 1990, 1990, 55 Pages
  2. [Article - Journal] Oswald, Adrian. 1975. Clay Pipes for the Archaeologist. British Archaeological Reports. Bar Series No. 14, 1975, 206 Pages

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