Comb case, with view of Prince Albert Statue, Edinburgh

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Comb case, with view of Prince Albert Statue, Edinburgh

This wooden comb case bears a photograph of the Prince Albert Statue in Edinburgh. The case dates from the 19th century.

Comb case of yellow varnished wood, with an oval photograph on one side of Albert Statue, Edinburgh

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: 000-100-001-256-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEW 15
Date: 19th century
Material: Wood, yellow varnished. Inscription: EDINBURGH, ALBERT STATUE
Dimensions: 7 mm H x 106 mm L x 36 mm depth
What: Case, comb
Subject: Nineteenth-century wooden souvenirs (NMAS Classification)
Where: Scotland, Midlothian, Edinburgh
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