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Straight Razor

1940.863.1-.2 (RS239764)

Description

A straight razor with a hinged steel blade and a shell handle. [.1] A black leather and cardboard case. [.2]

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Southern & Richardson/ Wheeldon Works/ Sheffield" (Imprinted on the case)
Material
cardboard
leather
shell (animal material)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Toilet Articles; Hair Care Artifacts
Descriptive terms
cardboard
leather
Product, Shaving
Razor
Razor, Straight
razors
shell (animal material)
steel (alloy)
Accession Number
1940.863.1-.2
Credit Line
Gift of George C. Winslow
GUSN
40747

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