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Dr Thomas Boyle Grierson

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 small wooden toddy ladle was used to serve the spirit based drink.

Materials/Media:
wood
Dimensions:
length 198mm, diameter (bowl) 41mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1965.630.1
Digital Number:
DMDM035n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council