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Oil lamp

Oil lamps are found throughout many ancient civilisations but Roman lamps are among the most ornamental. They were decorated with scenes from everyday life, religious images and some scenes which...

Stereoscopic viewer

The ‘Perfectoscope’ stereoscopic viewer. These viewers were designed to show photographs with an illusion of three dimensional depth. They were hugely popular from the 1850s to early 1900s....

Spear

Blade remade from a sheep shears stamped with a Sheffield manufacturer's mark. Made in the 1850s or 1860s, indicating a shortage of locally-smelted iron....

Bracelet

Bracelet likely made of locally smelted copper in the 1850s or 1860s. This decorative piece would have been worn by someone of high status such as a lesser noble or...

View of Ullswater, Cumberland

‘View of Ullswater, Cumberland’ by James Penson, about 1850-1900. James Penson was a British artist, born at Plymouth Dock 1814 died in 1907 probably in London....

Churchyard

English School rural village painting of a ‘Churchyard’, c. 1850-1900. The painting depicts a small overgrown churchyard in oil on paper, then laid onto board. This scene may possibly be...

Butterfly

This butterfly was collected in Honduras in 1922. It was donated to the Museum in Mr Blanchford’s collection but may have been collected by J Lienhart....

Club

A popular fighting club with a concave butt, used to crush the head of an opponent. One like this is used as the mace of the Fijian House of...