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Copy Of The Edinburgh Advertiser Newspaper

Identifier: EL23/20 · Date: 19 April 1814 · Author: East Lothian Archive Service

listing the celebrations following the defeat of Napoleon, and including a letter from the Emperor inviting his loyal friends to join him in exile on Elba

Doily

Identifier: 1876 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

tear drop shaped, black lace net with embroidery, central panel with spots, border with leaf designs, band of small flowers in between central panel and border

It is likely that this hair decorat...

Sampler

Identifier: 1994.957 · Date: nineteenth century · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

This is a rectangle of coarse cloth stitched with alphabetic exercises in alternating red and green threads and horizontal dividing bands. The final row reads CATH BROWN 8 Y.

This sampler was made...

Sampler

Identifier: 1994.959 · Date: nineteenth century · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

This is a square of coarse cloth stitched with alphabetic and numeric exercises and figurative motifs in multicoloured threads and horizontal dividing bands picturing two baskets of flowers and urn...

Rattle

Identifier: 1513 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Silver baby's rattle with whistle at extremity and 8 bells in two tiers, engraved with simple patterns. There is a metal loop for hanging under the whistle and an engraved 'L' with faint letters or...

Box

Identifier: F633 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

circular snuff box of dark wood; lid and rim grooved with concentric lines; made from oak beam found (in a well?) at Tantallon

This snuff box was made in 1890 from timber recycled from Tantallon C...

Pipe

Identifier: 1620 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

long-stemmed, clay tobacco pipe; pattern of lines under bowl rim, `foot` under bowl and LE stamped on shaft near bowl; maker and number 175 on stem

This clay pipe was made in one of Leith's severa...

Tool

Identifier: 1995.859 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

brass button polish guard, flat broad fork to slip round behind metal buttons when polishing

This is a button guard, made from brass and used to protect metal buttons when polishing them.

Pins

Identifier: 1995.860 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

poly bag of misc. pins, needles, snap fasteners and other metal clothes making parts

A small bag with various sorts of pins and needles.

Mincer

Identifier: 1996.120.1 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

metal mincer with clamp for fitting to table, handle with green wooden end, funnel shape at top with rotating blade in cylindrical section below with handle attached, screw fitting on end for attac...