Tobacco Pouch, Leather; John Dewar & Sons Ltd; 1940-1950; WY.2000.12.3

Name/Title

Tobacco Pouch, Leather

About this object

This leather tobacco pouch was designed to keep pipe tobacco from drying out and to readily fit into a gentleman's pocket. Dewars, although a whisky producer, saw the potential of endorsing tobacco products by combining two closely associated activities.

Maker

John Dewar & Sons Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1940-1950

Period

1940s

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, London

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, animal, animal skin, leather
inorganic, processed material, metal

Inscription and Marks

Embossed in gold letters in inside of flap: 'John Dewar & Sons Ltd Distillers Perth & London'
Handwritten in black ink: 'WY 2000 12'

Measurements

h 90 mm x w 145 mm x d 20 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Domestic Life (household chattels, food and drink)

Object Type

containers

Object number

WY.2000.12.3

Copyright Licence  

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