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clay pipe (smoking)

Coffee Houses, such as Mol’s, were places where Exeter’s merchants met to discuss deals, including the import of goods produced by enslaved people, over coffee and a pipe of tobacco....

Clay pipe (smoking)

These are very early pipes and were made at the same time as enslaved Africans were first taken to Virginia to work on tobacco plantations. The small bowls show that...

Harpoon

Used in the hunting of sea mammals....

Election dish

Production of English Delftware election dishes of this type seems to have started in the early 1750s. The Bristol pottery seems to have specialised in election wares for West Country...

Magic Lantern Slide: Hand Spinning (1750)

This image is part of lecture set on the topic of Samuel Crompton and the cotton industry. The slides originally belonged to John Crabtree, who was HM Inspector of Factories....

Cooking pot

Coarseware pottery vessels like this were essential for daily tasks such as cooking and storing water....

Magic Lantern Slide: Hall-ith-Wood in 1750

This image is part of lecture set on the topic of Samuel Crompton and the cotton industry. The slides originally belonged to John Crabtree, who was HM Inspector of Factories....

Unfinished patchwork coverlet

This unfinished coverlet or quilt is said to have been made by Joanna Southcott in 1811. It is of multi-coloured cotton chintz in a patchwork design. Joanna Southcott (1750-1814) was...

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