An Australian’s silver Cigar Cutter.
A Victorian cigar cutter, London 1891, Sampson Mordan. ‘Dr. George A. Tucker from his friend Sydney Burdekin February 1892.’
Sydney Burdekin (1839 – 1899), was the fourth son of Thomas Burdekin, a Sydney merchant. For his career see: ‘Australian Dictionary of Biography’.
Dr. George A. Tucker was for many years Insane Asylum Superintendant in Australia. He was the author of ‘Psychiatry in Many Lands’.
Length – 4.10cm.; Diameter – 1.40cm.