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TITLE
Ornamented Snuff Mill
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2471_P405
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31601
KEYWORDS
snuff
snuff mill
mills
grinders
tobacco
Ornamented Snuff Mill

The illustration shows an ornamented snuff mill or grater from the Highlands. It was used for grinding tobacco leaves into snuff. Snuff was powdered tobacco which the user sniffed.

This illustration is taken from 'The Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland' vol.3

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Ornamented Snuff Mill

snuff; snuff mill; mills; grinders; tobacco

Highland Libraries

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (illustrations)

The illustration shows an ornamented snuff mill or grater from the Highlands. It was used for grinding tobacco leaves into snuff. Snuff was powdered tobacco which the user sniffed.<br /> <br /> This illustration is taken from 'The Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland' vol.3