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TITLE
Tinsmith's tools and objects
EXTERNAL ID
KIGHF_TRAVELLERS_0447
PLACENAME
N/A
CREATOR
Rhona Hamilton
SOURCE
Highland Folk Museum
ASSET ID
19818
KEYWORDS
cups
mugs
lamps
tools
utensils
crafts
Travelling People
Tinsmith's tools and objects

A tin cup and a tin lantern made by Travellers. Many Travellers were skilled tinsmiths and made numerous items to hawk or sell as they moved around the country. This photograph also shows two of the tools that Travellers would use to make and repair tin items

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Tinsmith's tools and objects

cups; mugs; lamps; tools; utensils; crafts; Travelling People

Highland Folk Museum

Travelling People's Story

A tin cup and a tin lantern made by Travellers. Many Travellers were skilled tinsmiths and made numerous items to hawk or sell as they moved around the country. This photograph also shows two of the tools that Travellers would use to make and repair tin items