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Shirt and Collar Service Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0484 "The Shirt and Collar Service for Men" a brown cardboard box stapled together, used to transport shirts and collars to and from a laundry service. The box has many postage stamps - 1 shilling... Yes 11957
PIN from KNEEP, VALTOS, LEWIS Find Type: PIN (BONE) Current location: NMS Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33332
Shoe Last (child) Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_038 Object Name Gaelic: Ceap Iarainn English: Shoe Last (child) Object Description/History: Child size shoe anvil, with winged base. Cast iron, heel of shoe last has perforation. Maker/Made... Yes 12001
Stoneware Jar Small stoneware jar with cream coloured glaze, used for the storage of jam or honey. Yes 45949
WALL from GLEANN LACASDAIL, LEWIS Find Type: WALL Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33351
Compass Mounted on a gimble in pine box, brass fluid-filled compass, sliding lid, box is dovetailed, compass is fixed in box. The mounts are fixedUsed on "Mairi Dhonn"Gifted to Bernera museum by Callum Macaulay, son of owner/... Yes 15889
CORE from BOSTA, GREAT BERNERA Find Type: CORE (FLINT) Full description: Possibly a flint core. Found by Dr Mary Harman, June 1978 Current location: Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites... 33402
Pincers (straight head) Pincers - straight head. Marked "P" in a diamond. User/Used at Grasabhaig and Gleann Ruadh, Geshader by shoemaker Donor Information: Angus Macdonald 13 Carishader, tools used by his father Donald Macdonald, The... Yes 11995
Tin Pail Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0020 Object Name Gaelic: English: Tin Pail (with lid) Object Description/History: Tin pail with lid, handle missing. Wire handle for carrying. Maker/Made at: Tinker made User/Used at: 1 Geshader... Yes 11958
Donald Macdonald's Documents Several domestic documents survive from the estate of Donald Macdonald (1850-1927), the shoemaker of Gleann Ruadh, Geshader. These include rent documents and receipts and are held by the Uig Museum at Timsgarry. Yes 36844
UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT from 8 Geshader Find Type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33370
BROOCH from TRAIGH NA BERIE, LEWIS Find Type: BROOCH Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33333
Model of boat "Astronaut" Wooden model of the "Astronaut". Keel painted ox-blood red, cut line white, light turquoise band with dark blue band above. No SY 80 Yes 15959
Hammer Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_039 Large round face on one end of hammer, file head on the other. Pitch pine handle. User/Used at: Grasabhaig and Gleann Ruadh, Geshader by shoemaker Donor Information: Angus Macdonald 13... Yes 12002
Great Line Wicker work basket with twin carrying handles. Light blond colour with rope, line and hooks. Used by Kenneth Macaulay, 1 Kirkibost, Bernera and gifted to Bernera museum by his son Donald. Yes 15903
PIN from TRAIGH NA BERIE, LEWIS Find Type: PIN (BRONZE) Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33352
Awl Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_033 Stabbing awl for sewing, wooden handle with iron feral missing. Used at Grasabhaig and Gleann Ruadh, Geshader by shoemaker Donald Macdonald. Donated by Angus Macdonald 13 Carishader,... Yes 11996
Herring Scuttle This was used in the great days of the herring fishing to fill the baskets. Galvanised iron scuttle with wooden handle. User 9 Gravir. Length 45cm Width 28cm Height 11cm. Yes 16673
UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT from Bostadh Find Type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33371
HUMAN REMAINS from TIMSGARRY, LEWIS Find Type: HUMAN REMAINS Current location: Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33334
Heel Plate Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_040 Object Name Gaelic: Crùidhean English: Plate Object Description/History: Horseshoe shaped plate for heel of shoe. Unfinished and rusty. Maker/Made at: User/Used at: Grasabhaig and Gleann... Yes 12003
POT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC) from Mealista, Lewis Find Type: POT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC) (EARTHENWARE) Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33390
Shipwright's tool Shipwright tool used in boat building. Hickory handle iron head and blade . The letter "H" engraved on either side of the head. User 19 Gravir. Length 72cm Width 8cm Height 72cm. Yes 16706
UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT from Bostadh Find Type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33372
School Slate School slate made by "Arnolds Leeds" beach wood surround, lines scored in slate. User Gravir School. Length 30cm width 22cm. Yes 16637
Pine Bench Handmade pine bench would have been used in the home. User 27 Gravir. Length 222cm Width 40cm Height 79cm. Yes 16725
AXE from CARISHADER, LEWIS Find Type: AXE Acknowledgement: Information provided by Western Isles Council Sites & Monuments Record, January 2006. 33335
Oil Lamp Small oil lamp made using tin, copper and wire by travelling folk in the mid 1930s. Yes 45951
Marram Grass Rope Catalogue No. UIG_2004_0021_0026 Object Name Gaelic: English: Marram Grass Rope Object Description/History: Modern, hand plaited marram grass rope. Ends tied off with a rubber band and a piece of string. Maker/Made at:... Yes 12004
Lantern Glass Glass, handblown, base cut and sanded. Neck has an everted rim. Was used on a boat when working or at anchor at night.Gifted to Bernera museum by Catherine Maclennan, 8 Kirkibost, Bernera Yes 15905

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