Emigrant’s doll

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Emigrant’s doll
Contact museums@eu-lac.org
Publisher EULAC
Type 3D Object
Format text/plain Alias/WaveFront Object
Country Scotland
Museum Shetland Museum and Archive


Around 1900 hundreds of Shetlanders left their native home. It was a time of hardship but also opportunity. People settled elsewhere in Britain, or further afield in the world. This doll belonged to a girl in a seaport where islanders settled as mariners and domestic servants. On the Move gallery SPO 1990.427