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Cup

This cup dates from the Early Bronze Age. It was collected by Lord Cobham who was Commissioner in Larnaca between 1879 and 1908....

Portrait of James Northcote, aged 78

Artist and author, James Northcote was born in Plymouth but in 1771 left for London and became a studio assistant to Joshua Reynolds. A tour of Italy in 1777...

Tea cannister

Production began at the Indeo Pottery in 1766 but the works were closed by 1841. Josiah Wedgwood visited in 1775 on a journey back from Cornwall and was not impressed:...

Near the Friars’ Walk, Exeter

John White Abbott was born and educated in Exeter, where he also practised as a surgeon. Through his uncle, James White, he met Francis Towne who initially gave him drawing...

Exeter as seen from the River

John White Abbott was born and educated in Exeter, where he also practised as a surgeon. Through his uncle, James White, he met Francis Towne who initially gave him drawing...

Doris longwing butterfly

This female doris longwing butterfly was collected in Chanchamayo, Peru by H Fruhstorfer and is from the collection of Captain G. C. Woodward....

Sampler

This piece of embroidery was done by a Cornish girl, Sibella Rowe. She recorded her name and the date that she finished her work ‘Sibella Rowe Worked at Mrs. Porter’s...

The Church and Castle at Tiverton, Devon

John White Abbott was born and educated in Exeter, where he also practised as a surgeon. Through his uncle, James White, he met Francis Towne who initially gave him drawing...

Fire engine

This 'Newsham engine' was purchased by Exeter Cathedral’s Dean and Chapter. Water was poured into a lead-lined trough within the lower part of the carriage. Pairs of men pulled the...