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Title

Footwarmer

Description

Foot warmer, metal with cork stopper, c 1929.

Tinsmith Andrew Brown based in George Street, Glasgow was a familiar figure at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary during the last half of the 19th century/early years of the 20th century. As a boy he had worked for Joseph Lister when Lister was at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. Brown’s sterilizers were used in the Glasgow Royal Infirmary and many nursing homes. The College has an example of a foot warmer made by Brown in the early years of the 20th century.

Creator

Andrew Brown of Glasgow

Date

c.1929

Identifier

2003/101

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 32.5 cm

Materials

cork, metal

Footwarmer

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 32.5 cm

Materials

cork, metal

Files

2003.101_foot warmer 2.jpg
2003.101_foot warmer 8.jpg

Collection

Citation

Andrew Brown of Glasgow, “Footwarmer,” Heritage, accessed December 11, 2018, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/61.