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Wooden container made from the roof timbers of Doune Castle

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Postcard of Wooden container made from the roof timbers of Doune Castle.
000-100-103-033-C
© National Museums Scotland

Wooden container made from the roof timbers of Doune Castle

This wooden container is made from the roof timbers of Doune Castle in Stirlingshire. It dates from the second half of the 19th century.

The container has an applied photograph of Doune Castle on the front of the lid and a hole in the back of the lid, possibly for thread.


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Online ID: 000-100-103-033-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEW 152
Date: 1850 - 1900
Second half of the 19th century
Material: Wood. Inscription: On back of base: Made from the wood of / old roofing of / Doune Castle
Dimensions: 55 mm H
What: Container
Subject: Nineteenth-century wooden souvenirs
Who:
Where: Scotland
Scotland, Perthshire, Doune Castle
Event:
Description: Acorn-shaped wooden container with applied photograph, possibly of Doune Castle, with 'Made from the wood of old roofing of Doune Castle' printed on the base, 1850 - 1900
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