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Black vulcanite pocket comb with large teeth on left side and smaller teeth on right. "Mauchline Ware" wooden case printed with an image of The Flume at Franconia Notch, NH.
According to the donor, her family purchased this comb and case during a vacation in New Hampshire's White Mountains in 1874. Several small Scottish towns, including Mauchline, specialized in making tourist trinkets printed with images of popular destinations all over the world.
"THE FLUME, FRANCONIA NOTCH, N.H." (Etched)
1 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of Miss Hannah May Burrough
Strathclyde (Scotland, United Kingdom) [former administrative division]
Title Pair of gold bracelets Accession Number 1925.879
Title Charm Accession Number 1925.880
Title Hat Marker Accession Number 1925.881
Title Tiara Accession Number 1925.593
Title Franconia Notch Souvenir Comb Accession Number 1929.1491
Title Silver buckle Accession Number 1929.1492
Title Silver back comb Accession Number 1929.1493
Title Purple velvet buckle Accession Number 1929.1496