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British Sign Language alphabet mug

This 200 year old mug depicts the British Sign Language alphabet. It is transfer-printed, indicating it was mass-produced. Sign language was banned from education following an 1880 conference, and only...

Wallet and pouch

Acquired by Thistleton Dyer, 1880. Vegetable Substance Register, C1880/2389 notes “East India Museum” as source and adds “Palmyra palm”....

Gold

Native gold. A slightly water worn nugget enclosing quartz (36.78gms total), gold valued at £3 in 1873...

Bismuth

Native bismuth donated by WC Grant in 1880....

Lidded basket

Acquired by Thistleton Dyer, 1880. Vegetable Substance Register, C1880/2388 notes “East India Museum” as source and adds “Palmyra palm”....

The Guildhall on Election Night, 1880

An election held in Exeter in 1880 resulted in an unexpected victory for the Liberal candidate, Mr Edward Johnson. Following the announcement of this shock result there were spontaneous demonstrations...

Spotted whelk

Shells from the collection of Mr William Charles Grant donated in 1880....

Bismuth

Native bismuth donated by WC Grant in 1880....

Oil lamp

This Roman oil lamp is decorated with incised lines and the underside is marked with a maker’s mark. The shape and type of clay from which it is made suggest...

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