Razor and case; Joseph Rodgers & Sons; CT83.1568n

Name/Title

Razor and case

About this object

Razor and case; a cut-throat razor with a handle of black plastic. Made in Sheffield by Joseph Rodgers & Sons. The two-part case is made from black cardboard and bears faint printed markings: "KROPP".

Maker

Joseph Rodgers & Sons

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, South Yorkshire, Sheffield

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal
processed material, synthetic, plastic
processed material, paper, cardboard

Inscription and Marks

Engraved on the razor: "JOSEPH RODGERS & SONS / CUTLERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES / No 6 NORFOLK ST / SHEFFIELD" and "REAL OLD ENGLISH RAZOR"

Printed on case: "KROPP..."

Technique

cast

Technique

engraved

Technique

printed

Measurements

h 20mm x l 175mm x w 37mm (case)
Small

Subject and Association Keywords

public aspects of medicine, public health. hygiene. preventive medicine, personal health and hygiene

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

personal effect

Object number

CT83.1568n

Rights

All rights reserved

Comments
Matt 18 Mar 2013 18:47 PM,UTC

The scales on this razor are actually made from black horn and not plastic.

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