This is a very special opportunity to acquire a piece of Victorian luggage purchased from the Estate of Sir Hugh Steuart Gladstone, Cousin of PrimeMinister William Gladstone, advisor to Queen Victoria. Manufactured by eminent and award winning London manufacturers HJ Cave & Sons. (The company said to be the inspiration for Louis Vuitton). This Railway Basket has the initials of Sir Hugh and would have been a personal item for the transportation of his clothes between his London address and Scottish Borders Estate. This is a used item with signs f use and age related damage. Please refer to images for condition. We also have three others items of luggage from the Estate sale, these are being sold separately. Please refer to individual sales details. We have included one group shot of all 4 items just for reference. This Railway Basket and its internal tray are available for £280.00. Postage can be arranged at extra cost.
Late 1800's Railway Basket by HJ Cave