Box - S. Woolfield, PortableToiletries Set, Glasgow, Scotland, 1852 Object Reg. No: ST 036932 1

Summary:
Wooden box which holds 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.
Description:
Box with key, brass trim and inscription plate with velvet interior. Fitted with compartments for storage.
Acquisition Information:
Unknown from Unknown
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 24 cm (Width), 32.6 cm (Length)

More information

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
Secondary Classification: Vanity
Tertiary Classification: sets
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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