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Sir John Ross

Dressing box

Period:
19th Century
Description:
This dressing box belonged to Sir John Ross.  It has a hinged lid with brass straps and handles.  Held in the box are two glass dishes and four bottles all with decorated silver lids.  A seal for the British Consulate, Stockholm is also held in the box.  Sir John Ross was Great Britain’s Consul in Stockholm, Sweden between 1839 and 1846.
Place of Production:
Stranraer
Materials/Media:
wood, brass, glass, steel, velvet
Dimensions:
220mm x 300mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1994.29
Digital Number:
SRAC017a-c
Creation Date:
1839 - 1846
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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