Household and miscellaneous
Wood, metal, aluminium, brass, slate and thread
90 x 79 mm; 48 mm (Diameter); 62 mm (Diameter); 82 mm (L); 121 mm (L); 72 mm (L); 20 mm (Diameter); 37 mm (Width); 55 mm (L); 7 mm (Diameter); 8 mm (Height); 21 mm (Diameter); 9 mm (L); 6 mm (Diameter)Order this image
Dunham Massey, Cheshire (Accredited Museum)
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Collection of items including three brass tacks, PATENT No. 12..., with a green colour applied to the heads, a slate rod, a brass curtain ring, a wooden castor cup, a stick, a piece of wood on which is written R/1/3 in blue crayon and which has become detached from something else, glue still in evidence, a tiny brass bolt on which is screwed two tiny nuts, an aluminium item with brass pin, a wire item resembling a misshapen spring, bound with white/cream very fine thread, a brass flower, a brass screw end and a small brass tube, part of a larger collection of items once contained in blue Thetford fibre bowl DUN/MISC/123, also including: (a) small, wooden, cylindrical tube with pink paper label with black print and containing cotton wool; (b) dainty metal corkscrew with bone handle; (c) wooden stand with two grooves; (d) toy aluminium propellor blade; (e) wood and metal kite string winder on which is handwritten 'Elizabeth Geoge'; (g) a wooden door frame/stand.
Stamford collection; devised to the National Trust by Roger Grey, 10th Earl of Stamford (1896-1976).