Knitting needle container with a view of Tighnabruaich

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Knitting needle container with a view of Tighnabruaich

This knitting needle container has a view of Tighnabruaich in Argyll. It dates from the 19th century and is made of wood.

Knitting needle container in the form of a cylinder of yellow varnished wood in two pieces, the larger having on its side a transfer picture of a bay with house and hills behind Tighnabruaich

19th-century wooden souvenirs, which were produced in vast quantities, often featured images of local views. They are a permanent record of the holiday journeys made in Scotland, and of the images which, for the holidaymakers, represented Scotland.

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Online ID: 000-100-001-267-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEW 59
Date: 19th century
Material: Yellow varnished wood; green paper. Inscription: On larger piece: TIGHNABRUAICH, WEST END
Dimensions: 197 mm L x 30 mm D
What: Container, knitting needle
Subject: Nineteenth-century wooden souvenirs (NMAS Classification)
Where: Scotland, Argyll, Tighnabruaich
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