Presentation scissors, SS Vienna

Made:
1894
GCR presentation scissors, 1899.

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GCR presentation scissors, 1899.
Science Museum Group Collection
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Presentation scissors, with ornate sheath, silver gilt, used for the launch of Great Eastern Railway Twin-Screw Steamship Vienna, Hull, 18 July 1894, presented to Lady Seager Hunt. TSS Vienna was built by Earle's Co. Ltd, Hull, renamed TSS Roulers in 1920 and scrapped 1930.

Details

Category:
Miscellanea & Curiosities
Object Number:
1999-7255
type:
scissors
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
British Rail, Clapham