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Robert Burns

Paper knife

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Paper knife that belonged to Miss Jean Armour Burns Brown. It was given to her on 25th January 1909.  The engraving on the handle reads:

 

front - 'To / Miss Jean Armour / Burns Brown / in memory of a pleasant visit / Jan 25th 1909'

back - 'From / WM'

Place of Production:
Sheffield
Materials/Media:
metal & silver (handle), ivory (blade)
Dimensions:
length (blade) 225mm, length (handle) 95mm
Source:
Robert Burns House, Dumfries
Accession number:
DUMFM:0198.450
Digital Number:
BHBN093a, BHBN093b
Creation Date:
1908
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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