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Glasgow Cathedral Hour-glass

Mitchell Library, Glasgow Collection

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 Glasgow Cathedral Hour-glass

An hour-glass or sand-glass from Glasgow Cathedral. Hour-glasses had become widely used throughout Britain by the middle of the 17th century, to limit the often inordinate length of ministers' sermons.

Reference: Mitchell Library, G 941.435 REN

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

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