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Joseph Heughan

Model plough by Joseph Heughan

Period:
Victorian
Description:

A model plough of the type in use at the end of the 19th century, made in polished steel.

This was made by the poet/ blacksmith Joseph Heughan (1837 - 1902) of Auchencairn, Kirkcudbrightshire.  There is no published collection of his poems, but they are reproduced in local newspapers of the time and other verse anthologies.

Place of Production:
Auchencairn, Kirkcudbrightshire
Materials/Media:
wood, ivory, brass
Dimensions:
length 620mm, diameter 30mm
Source:
The Stewartry Museum
Accession number:
STEWM:7384
Digital Number:
SWMA003n
Creation Date:
19th century
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council