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Title Description Images Id
Butter Churn 3 Quart glass jar, metal cover, with paddles. sieve, and large rubber ball with handle. Donated by Netta Titterton Yes 31
Telephone Exchange The magneto-type manual exchange was introduced to Colonsay in 1935, finally superceded by Subscriber Trunk Dialling facilities installed in Islay, Colonsay and Jura in 1974. Formerly in No.4 Glassard, it was operated... Yes 39
Oransay Priory tea set Burslem ware, part of teaset Milk jug kindly donated by Netta Titterton. Photograph of teapot owned by Effie McAllister, No 6 Glassard, who work as cook at Colonsay House until late 1950s. Yes 48
socks One pair blue woollen socks knitted by Flora (Oransay) MacNeill and bought for the Trust at a sale of work in the 1980s. Yes 26
Inhaler  Ceramic inhaler with spout including corkwood cork and plastic tubing. Instructions for use;"Remove mouthpiece, half fill inhaler with boiling water, replace mouthpiece and apply lips to it, breathe freely in and out... Yes 30
Butter Pats 2 Wooden Pats with straight grooves on the interiors. Donated by Netta Titterton Yes 32
Cream Skimmer  Heavy cream pottery jarwith decorative handles on both sides. Donated by Netta Titterton from Kiloran Farm Yes 33
Charcoal? Iron Charcoal(?) Iron.  In two parts,some damage to the top part, considerable rust but otherwise appears intact. Yes 37
Communion Cup Pewter Communion cup found in a shed at Glassard, this is thought to have belonged to the Baptist Congregation of which the Campbells were members. Sarah Campbell played the organ there and is known to have taken care... Yes 38
Framed Sampler Tapestry Kindly donated by John MacIntyre, Australia Stitched by Jane McNeill, Glen Cottage,1st June 1891 One of a pair, the other, unframed, stitched by Bella 'the post' McNeill, Jane's sister, also of Glen Cottage Yes 40
Sampler Tapestry Kindly donated by John MacIntyre, Australia Stitched by Bella McNeill, Glen Cottage, 21st July 1898 Yes 41
Spinning Stone Donated by Netta Titterton Possibly limestone, vaguely wedge/triangular in shape with an incised along one point, all the way round.  Yes 42
Silver Tea Service and Tray A fine set, comprising elaborately engraved tray,milk jug, sugarbowl and teapot. The tray is EPNS, but the silver mark on the other three items confirms their date and origin.The tray has the following inscription at... Yes 43
Wooden box for Sunday School Collection Woodenbox with slit on front for coins,sliding opening in back.Masking tape on front inscribed with 'Sunday School'.Brown paper covering box fading and tearing in places. Yes 44