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Card case

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made in Mauchline, Ayrshire

Postcard of Card case.
000-100-047-975-C
© National Museums Scotland

Card case

This tartan card case in the form of a book was made by W & A Smith in Mauchline in Ayrshire. It dates from the second half of the 19th century and is an example of their highly popular tartan souvenir wares.

Card case in the form of a book

In 1850 W & A Smith published their 'Authenticated Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland', providing critical authority for 69 different tartans and simultaneously publicising their technique for printing tartan on their wares.


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Online ID: 000-100-047-975-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.1991.65
Date: Second half of the 19th century
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Dimensions: 111 mm x 67 mm x 28 mm
What: Case, card
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