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Pulpit Sand-glass

Mitchell Library, Glasgow Collection

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Pulpit Sand-glass

A pulpit sand-glass or hour-glass from Glasgow Cathedral.

Sand-glasses were attached to pulpits in order to make sure that ministers' sermons weren't excessively long and thus tedious for their parishoners. By 1908 this example was in the possession of Glasgow Corporation.

Reference: Mitchell Library, G 941.435 REN

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

church services, Glasgow Cathedral, hour-glasses, pulpits, sand-glasses, sermons

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