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The Silver Arrow, Kirkcudbright

Period:
19th Century
Description:

This is a model arrow given to the Incorporated Trades of Kirkcudbright by a local merchant William Johnston, Kirkcudbright.  It was to be used as the prize by the apprentices of the Trades whenever the 'Silly Gun' was competed for.

 

A silver model of an arrow, with the inscription 'To the Trades Lads of Kirkcudbright, from William Johnston 28th June 1838'.

Materials/Media:
silver
Dimensions:
length 170mm, diameter 10mm
Source:
The Stewartry Museum
Accession number:
STEWM:0503
Digital Number:
SWSW002n
Creation Date:
1838
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council