Physical Description

One plain (undecorated) fragment of clay pipe stem with a maker's mark 'TO. WHITE & C…' '..DINBURGH'. Was manufactured by Thomas White & Co of Edinburgh, who were in production between 1823 and 1876.

Physical Description

One plain (undecorated) fragment of clay pipe stem with a maker's mark 'TO. WHITE & C…' '..DINBURGH'. Was manufactured by Thomas White & Co of Edinburgh, who were in production between 1823 and 1876.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    Royal Exhibition Building Western Forecourt Collection

  • Collecting Areas

    Public Life & Institutions, Historical Archaeology

  • Acquisition Information

    Transfer from Godden Mackay Logan Heritage Consultants (GML), Department of Archaeology, La Trobe University, Australia Gallery, History & Technology Department, Museum Victoria, 20/11/2009

  • Manufacture Date

    1823-1876

  • Context Number

    ROW 16//

  • Site

    Royal Exhibition Building Western Forecourt

  • Distinguishing Marks

    Maker's mark

  • Activity

    Recreation

  • Specific Activity

    Smoking

  • Colour

    White

  • Classification

    Historical archaeology

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    Archaeology - Historical

  • Type of item

    Object

  • References

    Bradley 2000: 117; MacReady and Goodwyn 1990: 55; Davey 1987: 34
    [Article] Bradley, C. Smoking Pipes for the Archaeologist, in Karklins, Karlis. Studies in Material Culture Research., 2000, 117 Pages
    [Book] Macready, Sarah & Goodwyn, J. 1990. Slums and Self-Improvement: The History and Archaeology of the Mechanics Institute, Auckland, and its Chancery Street Neighbourhood. 2., 1990, 55 Pages
    [Article] Davey, Roger J., et al. 1966. Studies on Mesozoic and Cainozoic dinoflagellate cysts. Bull. Br. Mus. Nat. Hist. (Geol.). Supp. 3: 248S., 1987, 34 Pages

  • Keywords

    Archaeology, Royal Exhibition Building, Smoking, World Heritage