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Title

Sankel's Dog Collar

Description

Sankel was a dog who wore this collar to which was attached a collecting box for the Glasgow Eye Infirmary. He performed various tricks in public houses around Charlotte Street.

The collar is inscribed with the following words: "Subscribed by a few friends and handed over to the Eye Infirmary to present to the dog Sankel for his clever performance and likewise contribution towards that institution. 1883. John Caldwell, 28 Charlotte St, Glasgow."

Date

c. 1883

Identifier

2003/77.41

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Diameter: 14.5 cm

Materials

Leather; metal

Sankel's Dog Collar

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Diameter: 14.5 cm

Materials

Leather; metal

Files

2003.77.41_Sankel's dog collar 7.jpg
2003.77.41_Sankel's dog collar 4.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Sankel's Dog Collar,” Heritage, accessed December 19, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/42.