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Robert Burns

Pocket knife

Period:
19th Century
Description:

This souvenir penknife features a photographic print on either side. On the front is an oval thistle motif featuring an image of Burns after the original portrait by Naysmyth in 1787, Burns House is depicted on the back.  Two blades rotate out from the case at either end.

Place of Production:
Sheffield
Materials/Media:
metal & steel (blades), paper (images)
Dimensions:
length 77mm, width 18mm, depth 5mm
Source:
Robert Burns House, Dumfries
Accession number:
DUMFM:0198.453
Digital Number:
BHBN096a, BHBN096b
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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