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Social History (TB1174)
Cream silk handkerchief embroidered with red and blue border. Embroidered motif in one corner - FROM THE FRONT, flags of Germany, Great Britain, France, Italy and a yellow flag with black motif, possibly intended to be the flag of Flanders in Belgium. WWI.
Social History (T7148)
Violin and bow in wooden case. Marked Jacobus Stainer Props in Chisam? Cenumption facit, 1701
Social History (TA6404)
Long spray of red feather roses with green feather leaves and two ears of barley on yellow wire frame. Three feather flowers are detached from the spray.
Social History (TA6403)
Spray of pink feather roses and buds with green feather leaves on wire frame.
Social History (TA6402)
Spray of white feather with red centre and buds, green feather leaves on green wire frame.
Social History (TC1632)
Milk bottle. Note: this may be one of the 43 that are currently installed in showcase PLC-M04, Place Gallery, MShed (numbers have been washed off!)
Social History (TC3418)
Pair of clip on diamante earrings. Leaf shaped and composed of eighteen round stones and two oval stones. Mounted on chromium plated metal with sprung steel clips. Box: cardboard box with hinged lid covered with white leather embossed paper. Earrings mounted on a padded card covered with ivory coloured rayon satin.
Social History (TD4799.1-7)
Brown leather pouch with 6 seperate compartments, each containing a barber razor.
Social History (TD4798.1-8)
Set of 7 barber razors in a wooden/ leather case with blue lining. Lid has become detached. Various makes of razor. 2 have brown- brown plastic handle, the other's are cream and inscribed 'GOTTA'.
Social History (TD4790)
Electric hair clipper with a metal base, blade and plastic top. Long white cable with plug. There is a plastic power switch on the left side and a small blue label glued to the top which reads '240V./ 50[CYC]'.
Social History (TD4782.2)
Men's beard clipper box and protective cover. 'BARTSCHNEIDE- MASCHINE BEARDCLIPPER. TONDEUSE A BARBE. Maguina para cortar el pelo de la barbe.'
Social History (TD4788.1)
Hairdryer manufactured by 'Kohinoor'. Steel nozzle and head with a yellow plastic handle with two plasic buttons (red and blue). Long cable with plug. Metal label screwed to the top reads 'Kohinoor blow dryer'. Surface dirt on cable.
Social History (TD4788.3)
Invoice for repairing a hairdryer. 27/09/66. Under guarantee- no charge.
Social History (TD4788.4)
Kohinoor- British electrical equipment guarantee for 1 year after purchase. 'Ettingers, Cambrian Works, Aberdare, Glam.'.
Social History (TD4788.2)
Cardboard box for a Kohinoor hairdryer. Red paper label attached. 'Airstream blowdryer. Serial No. 2 8 16. 230/ 250V.
Social History (TD4784.1)
Steel hair clippers. Contains hair clippings. Made in the USA.
Social History (TD4898.2)
'The Bristol Mental Hospital Management Committee wish to record their appreciation of the services rendered by Alderman A.W.S. Burgess first as a member of the Visiting Committee and later as Chairman of the Management Committee from 1948 until his retirement in 1953. Some of the greatest advances in the development of the Mental Hospital Service in Bristol, including the openin of the Neurosis Centre and special departments at Barrow Hospital and the day Hospital at Grove Road were made under his chairmanship. The sound judgment, good counsel and wide experience contributed by Alderman Burgess in directing the affairs of the Bristol mental Hospitals are held in high regard by all whose pleasure it has been to work under his leadership. A.D. Field, Chairman. May, 1953.'
Social History (TD4898.3)
'Extract from the Minutes of the Proceedings of the Council of the City and County of Bristol at their Meeting held on Saturday the 9th day of November 1940'.
Social History (TC7468)
Christmas present label. 'Christmas Cheer'. Picture of Father Christmas.
Social History (TD4787.1)
Volt meter. Metal face, plastic casing and textile, metal wire which has been repaired with adhesive tape. Used to measure the voltage for electrical appliances in a barber's shop. the front meter is labelled as "W&G British Made".
Social History (TD4787.2)
Wooden case, covered with leather with a metal clasp and a blue felt lining. Hollowed space for a volt meter. Scuffed and worn.
Social History (TD4791)
Pair of barber's scissors. Metal teeth. Stamped on handle and at the top of the blades with 'AESCULAD', 'GERMANY', & 'ORIGINAL VEIT'. Blades slightly discoloured.
Social History (T4064)
Club pole: wooden pole painted with red and white stripes and surmounted by a painted tin crown and plaque. Plaque bears an inscription on both sides.
Social History (TD4796.1-2)
Barber's razor in a brown leather pouch. Razor states; 'THE.MAB.R.' Pouch is damaged from wear on the razor.
Social History (TD4803.1-2)
2 yellow plastic signs with red/ brown writing. Both have the same design. 'NEW DUREX Gossamer SENSITOL LUBRICATED'. 'No. 109' is printed on the back, with clips for display in the centre.
Social History (TD4804.1-2)
2 yellow plastic signs with red/ brown writing. TD4804.1 states 'NEW DUREX Gossamer SENSITOL LUBRICATED'. TD4804.2 states 'DUREX Gossamer/ for family planning'. 'No. 110' is printed on the back, with metal clips for display in the centre.
Social History (TD4801)
Barbers' sharpening stone in a rectangular wooden box with lid.
Social History (TD4802)
Advertising sign fo Wilkinson Sword blades. On the front there is a faded picture of a sword handle with some blades. Reads 'Supreme in Quality/ WILKINSON/ SWORD/ The name on the world's finest blade'. Metal frame support at the back and a cardboard back and stand.
Social History (TD4800)
Bottle of 'Petroleum hair tonic. Prepared Paraffin'. Contains yellow liquid. 'Boots' is written on both the front label and the green lid. On the back of the label (readable through the liquid) is written; 'Part the hair in several places and sprinkle a few drops directly on to the scalp. Massage gently with the finger tips. Dress the hair as usual. / Daily application will prove beneficial to the hair and scalp./ This preparation is suitable for use by men and women.'
Social History (TD4785.1)
Barber's razor. Inscribed 'HOLLOW GROUND RAZOR' & 'THOMAS TURNER & CO./ CUTLERS TO HIS MAJESTY/ SHEFFIELD'.
Social History (TD4785.2)
Leather case with blue velvert lining. 'GLEAVE & SON/ 8, OLDHAM ST/ MANCHESTER'.
Social History (TD4808)
Hanging strop (used to straighten and polish razor blades). Leather and metal. 'JOHN HALL/ CUTLER/ BIRMINGHAM, BRISTOL,/ CARDIFF, NEWPORT,/ SWANSEA'. One end is inscribed 'FINISH', the other says 'SHELL HORSE HIDE'.
Social History (TD4789)
A hairdryer manufactured by 'elchim'. Metal nozzle and grey plastic handle. Long cable without a plug. Large switch on 2 of the handle sides. 2 metal labels, one screwed to the top of the hairdryer which reads 'elchim professional'; and one attached to the side which reads, 'special, made in italy'.
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