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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...