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Dumfries Seven Trades

Snuff mull or box

Period:
19th Century
Description:

This snuff mull belonged to the Shoemakers Corporation of Dumfries. Shoemaking was a major local industry and the shoemakers were the largest incorporation of craftsmen.

 

The property of the Seven Trades was auctioned on 8th April 1854 and became separated. Over the past 100 years these objects have been acquired by Dumfries Museum.

Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1936.57.1
Digital Number:
DMTC07a-c
Copyright:
Dumfries and Galloway Council


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