19th Century – 1826 – our Collection’s oldest item

This is a nightcap that belonged to Captain Tweedie and is clearly marked 1826.

The item was donated to the collection by Sue Leighton White in 2004 and is the oldest piece in our collection.

Made of Cotton.

Various people have tried researching Cpt Tweedie but to no avail.

If you know anything about this piece do contact our collections team by our contact form.