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Magdalene Laundry Bag

Magdalene Laundry Bag Paper bag from the Magdalene Laundry, Forster St, Galway which was demolished in the 1990s. Donation Museum Reg. GCM2009:006 Location: Storage  

Magdalene Laundry Bag2017-06-14T09:03:13+00:00

Key from Galway Gaol

Key from Galway Gaol Key to a rear door of Galway Gaol which was located at Nun's Island, where the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas now stands. In the 19th century, Galway had both town and county courthouses and gaols. Both courthouses were located at Newtownsmith. The county [...]

Key from Galway Gaol2017-06-14T08:58:14+00:00

Baby Chair

Chair for a Baby Small wooden chair inscribed with ‘For Baby’ on the seat. Dating to the early 20th century. Purchase Museum Reg. Comerford House Collection Location: Storage

Baby Chair2017-11-01T12:02:57+00:00

Corbett Whiskey Jar

Corbett Whiskey Jar Stoneware whiskey jar, which reads ‘S.P. Corbett, Merchant, Galway’. Corbetts opened in 1894 and was located at Williamsgate St., Galway. Museum Reg. Comerford House Collection Location: Storage  

Corbett Whiskey Jar2017-06-14T08:51:28+00:00

Cooke Whiskey Jar

Cooke Whiskey Jar Stoneware whiskey jar, which reads ‘R.J. Cooke, Wine Merchant, Madeira House, Galway’. The jar was produced by Port-Dundas Pottery, Glasgow, Scotland. Museum Reg. Comerford House Collection Location: Storage  

Cooke Whiskey Jar2017-06-14T08:46:59+00:00

Moons Boxes

Moons Hat Boxes Two cylindrical cardboard hat boxes with lids, used to deliver gents fur/felt hats from Woodrow and Sons, Stockport to Moons, Galway (now Brown Thomas, 18-21 Eglinton Buildings) in the 1950s – as indicated by the postage stamps. The boxes retain their postage stamps, labels and customs declarations - [...]

Moons Boxes2017-11-01T10:51:33+00:00

Walsh Whiskey Jar II

Walsh's Whiskey Jar II Stoneware whiskey jar, which reads ‘Michael Walsh, Tea, Wine & Spirit Merchant, 1 Eyre Square & Williams Gate St, Galway’. The jar was produced by H. Kennedy Barrowfield Pottery, Glasgow, Scotland. Museum Reg. Comerford House Collection Location: Storage

Walsh Whiskey Jar II2017-06-14T08:29:22+00:00

Young’s Whiskey Jar

Young's Whiskey Jar Two stoneware whiskey jars, which reads ‘J. Young, Aerated water Manufacturer, Wholesale Wine & Spirit Merchant Galway’. Youngs factory was located at Eglington St., Galway. Museum Reg. Comerford House Collection Location: Storage

Young’s Whiskey Jar2017-06-13T15:13:45+00:00

Browne’s Cake Boxes

Browne's Cake Boxes Two cake boxes branded on two sides with 'Mrs Brown, High Class Confectioner, Tobacconist, Stationer and News Agent, 26 Dominick St, Galway'. Browne's shop, tea rooms and Post Office were located at 26 Dominick St., Galway and run by Mrs Eibhlin Browne for 62 years from the 1920s [...]

Browne’s Cake Boxes2017-11-01T11:25:14+00:00

Records Flyer

Records Flyer Flyer advertising a ‘List of Irish records for Sale’ at T.A. McCullagh, Bookseller & Stationer, Eyre Square, Galway. Donation Museum Reg. GCM2014:002:004 Location: Storage

Records Flyer2017-06-13T14:52:28+00:00

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