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Gas singer for horse's coat

Description: A gas singer, used to pass over a horses coat with a naked flame, thereby removing any long or unwanted hair as part of the grooming process. Common in the 19th century and still done in parts of Europe. From Derby Square Livery Stable.

Brown's Directory, 1881/2 lists livery stables at 2 Derby Square, Douglas, owned by Thomas Bridson.

Measurements: overall: 34 x 13 x 5 cm

Object name: gas singer

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1954-4918


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