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Toddy ladle

Description:

Toddy is a mixture of whiskey, hot water, honey or sugar, spices such as cinnamon and cloves, and lemon juice. People usually drink it when they are relaxing in the evening, or after they had been out in bad weather.

 

This large toddy ladle is inscribed '1875' and was used to serve the spirit based drink.

Materials/Media:
animal & horn, iron alloy & steel (pins)
Dimensions:
length (handle) 385mm, length (bowl) 63mm, width (bowl) 52mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1961.28.93.1
Digital Number:
DMDM032n
Creation Date:
1875
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council