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TITLE
A collection of Travellers' tools
EXTERNAL ID
KIGHF_TRAVELLERS_0456
PLACENAME
N/A
CREATOR
Rhona Hamilton
SOURCE
Highland Folk Museum
ASSET ID
19820
KEYWORDS
tools
utensils
Travelling People
A collection of Travellers' tools

This photograph shows a collection of tools used by Travellers in Scotland. Travellers were skilled craftsmen and women and made things to hawk or sell as they travelled around the country. The tools were used for tinsmithing and pearl fishing for freshwater mussel pearls. The tin jug has a glass bottom and was possibly used when pearl fishing

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A collection of Travellers' tools

tools; utensils; Travelling People

Highland Folk Museum

Travelling People's Story

This photograph shows a collection of tools used by Travellers in Scotland. Travellers were skilled craftsmen and women and made things to hawk or sell as they travelled around the country. The tools were used for tinsmithing and pearl fishing for freshwater mussel pearls. The tin jug has a glass bottom and was possibly used when pearl fishing