- Production Place: West Mills
- Object Name: book
- Accession Number: 2000.257.487
- Description: This book is dark green, with gold lettering on the side with the title, 'Scotch Tweed', and 'VOL. 1.'
This is a book titled 'Scotch Tweed' found at Haddington's West Mills. The Mills produced a wide variety of woollen cloth and were operated by a number of owners before finally closing in the later part of the 20th century.
This book is dark green, with gold lettering on the side with the title, 'Scotch Tweed', and 'VOL. 1.'
Haddington was once a centre of Scotland's wool trade. A significant early industrial venture was launched at the New Mills Cloth Manufactory in 1681 (which lasted to 1711) to be succeeded by other factories in the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
- Related Places:
- For more information contact: East Lothian Council Museums Service