2003.130.29

Black and white photograph of a spinning wheel made by Archie MacLean, Cornaigmore.

Spinning wheel made by Archie MacLean (1849-1942) of Cornaigmore (see photograph C67). It was bought in January 1969 in Rye, Sussex and is now in Germany.

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Object Details

Other Number: B173

Spinning wheel made by Archie MacLean of Cornaigmore (1849-1942)

There were a number of carpenters on Tiree who made beautiful furniture, tools and spinning wheels. This one was bought in Sussex in 1969, where it remained until around 2003 when it was taken to Germany. How it got from Tiree to Sussex remains a mystery.
Normal Location: Photograph Shelves: photographs – B100-199
Current Location: normal location

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