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Pins

c.1840 (manufactured)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Piece of pale pink paper, one half of which contains three rows of small, solid-headed pins; the other half is printed in green.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
paper and pins
Brief Description
Paper of pins, London, c.1840
Physical Description
Piece of pale pink paper, one half of which contains three rows of small, solid-headed pins; the other half is printed in green.
Dimensions
  • Length: 5in (Paper measurement )
  • Width: 3.875in (Paper measurement)
  • Length: 12.7cm (paper measurement)
  • Width: 9.6cm (Paper measurement)
  • Length: 11-16in (Each pin measurement)
  • Length: 1.8cm (Pin measurement)
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'The inimitable Patent Solid Headed Pins exclusively made by D. F. Tayler & Co, London, on a new and improved principle, and unlike these of any other manufacturer, in consequence of the whole pin being of one piece of wire whereby the head is rendered immoveable and its slipping off impossible'. (Inside)
  • 'SOLID HEADED PINS. D. F. TAYLER & CO. Exclusive Patentees and Specially Appointed manufacturers to QUEEN VICTORIA AND ALL THE ROYAL FAMILY, LONDON'. (Outside)
Credit line
Given by Miss Doris Webster
Collection
Accession Number
T.117-1979

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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