Lanarkshire Tramways Car No.53 image

COTSL-1995-27

Lanarkshire Tramways Car No.53, 1908

Transport

Tram car

Cleland Cree Esquire's Surgeon's Box and Instruments image

P657

Cleland Cree Esquire's Surgeon's Box and Instruments, 1837

Yarn Strength Tester image

P624

Yarn Strength Tester

Yarn Strength Tester

Cropping shears image

P636

Cropping shears

Shears

Silent monitor image

Silent monitor, 1800

Silent monitor

Caterpillar Occupation Collection Box image

Caterpillar Occupation Collection Box, 1987

Collection box

Die for striking Principal Keeper's collar badge.  image

SLM.2019.201

Die for striking Principal Keeper's collar badge. , 1912

Uniform

Badge die

Telescope from Fair Isle South image

SLM.2019.45

Telescope from Fair Isle South, 1892

Telescope

Postcard featuring Muckle Flugga image

SLM.2019.230.20

Postcard featuring Muckle Flugga, 1927

Postcards

Postcard

Sealed beam lamp array from Bressay Lighthouse image

SLM.2019.27

Sealed beam lamp array from Bressay Lighthouse, circa 1980

Lamps

Lamp

Part of a prism from Flannan Isle image

SLM.1997.9316

Part of a prism from Flannan Isle, 1899

Lens

Prism

Principal Lightkeeper's cap badge image

SLM.2009.32.2

Principal Lightkeeper's cap badge, circa 1950

Uniform

Cap Badge

Fog Cannon from North Carr Lightvessel image

SLM.2013.2.1

Fog Cannon from North Carr Lightvessel, 1887

Fog Signals

Fog Cannon

Button Sampler for No. 1 Uniform button image

SLM.2005.11323.1

Button Sampler for No. 1 Uniform button, 19th century

Uniform

Button Sampler

Lion head decoration for lantern astragal image

SLM.2009.93.2

Lion head decoration for lantern astragal, circa 1850

Engineering

Willie's stool image

Willie's stool, 1963

Stool

Miner's tallow lamp image

LVSAV1983.015

Miner's tallow lamp, 1920

Lamp

Breakfast Teacup image

SLM.2019.100

Breakfast Teacup, 19th century

Crockery

Teacup

'Longines' gold watch face with strap missing image

LVSAV2017.024

'Longines' gold watch face with strap missing, 1959

Watch

Postcard, Mungle's General Store, West Calder. image

LVSAV2019.205

Postcard, Mungle's General Store, West Calder., 1871

Postcard

Silver-plated tea set  image

LVSAV2019.208

Silver-plated tea set , 1910

Teaset

Carved Sperm Whale Tooth (Scrimshaw) image

Carved Sperm Whale Tooth (Scrimshaw)

Tooth

Locomotive Headlamp image

Locomotive Headlamp, 1923

Headlamp

Inkwell from Bell Rock Lighthouse image

Inkwell from Bell Rock Lighthouse, 1910

Inkwell

Safety Flame Lamp image

Safety Flame Lamp, 1950

Lamp

LVSAV1993.004

"authorised distributor / Shell/BP" badge, 20th century

Badges and Insignia

Badge

Deans B.C. Livingston Station. 1908-1958 Jubilee badge image

LVSAV1984.101

Deans B.C. Livingston Station. 1908-1958 Jubilee badge, 1958

Badges and Insignia

Badge

 2 young miners loading shale underground in Westwood pit image

LVSAV1998.030.001

2 young miners loading shale underground in Westwood pit, 1940s

Photographs

Photograph, black and white

Pair of ladies Victorian style boots carved from cannel coal image

LVSAV2018.038.002

Pair of ladies Victorian style boots carved from cannel coal, 19th century

Souvenir

School log book image

School log book, 1800s

Documents

Book, log

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