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Miniature double-breasted plough

Period:
20th Century
Description:
A model of a typical double-breasted plough.  This type of plough was common in most parts of south-west Scotland from the early 1800s to the mid 20th century.  This smithy-made model was a gift to a ploughman who had been forced to leave work after being kicked in the chest by a horse.
Place of Production:
Milton Smithy, Glenluce, Wigtownshire
Materials/Media:
wrought iron
Dimensions:
length 300mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1994.45.1
Digital Number:
SRMA002n
Creation Date:
around 1910
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council