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Pipe

From the Collection of Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc. 2 Gilles Street (south of Merri St) Warrnambool Victoria

Description
This is a white clay pipe. Part of the stem has been broken off.
Size
L 8.5 cm. H 4 cm.
Object Registration
002414
Keywords
men’s accessories, history of warrnambool
Historical information
This pipe has been made by William White of Glasgow, Scotland, a firm that was producing this type of pipe throughout the 19th century. Pipe smoking for men was prevalent in the 19th century and early to mid 20th century but is no longer a popular pastime.
When Made
Late 19th century
Made By
William White
Significance
This pipe has no known provenance but it is an interesting object from the past and is retained for display purposes.
Inscriptions & Markings
657 W. White Glasgow
Last updated
19 Feb 2019 at 11:00AM