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Clapper

Acquired by 1st Lieutenant Francis Godolphin Bond on the HMS Providence, which arrived in Matavai Bay, Tahiti, on 9 April 1792. Bond donated this costume to the Devon and Exeter...

Bracelet

This bracelet fragment was discovered during excavations in the Roman fortress in Exeter. It is made from Kimmeridge shale from Dorset and was probably brought to Exeter by sea....

Portrait of John Campion

John Campion (1742-1822) was known as a ‘scrivener’, the name given to a legal clerk, secretary or copyist. In 1768 he was admitted a Freeman of the City of Exeter....

Richard Crosse (Self-Portrait)

Richard Crosse was born at Knowle, near Cullompton in 1742. Though deaf from birth and unable to use spoken English his artistic talents were soon recognised and in the late...

From Mr Surrell’s Gardens, Lympstone, Devon

Sensitively drawn, this pencil and sepia wash work by Flemish artist Hendrik Frans de Cort (1742-1810) was created in 1794. It depicts a typical English landscape with hills, fields and...

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