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Small teasel

Data handwritten in black ink on sheet: ‘Dipsacus pilosus L./ Holton-le-Moor, Lincolnshire/ per Miss Joan Gibbons/ Aug.16.1948.’...

Token for Bristol and Exeter Railway

Twelve of these ivory passes were issued to the directors of the Midland Railway Company for use on the Bristol and Exeter Railway and its branches....

Trade token

Tokens like this were bought from the local co-op shop. They were used instead of cash to pay the milkman. This token was issued in Exeter and could be exchanged...

Model of Wonford Hospital

This architect’s model shows the proposals for redevelopment at the Wonford hospital site in Exeter, completed in 1994. Several large models like this are held in the museum’s collections and...

Catalogue of Harry Hems and Sons

Harry Hems and Sons was a leading firm of stonemasons and craftsmen based in Exeter but working across the world. They specialised in ecclesiastical items including church screens and roof...

Tram ticket

This is a workmen’s ticket for Exeter Corporation Transport, who operated the electric trams in Exeter. It was found under the floor of a house in Exeter....

Oxo cube tin for flints

Captain Stone was an amateur archaeologist who collected a great number of lithics from Devon fields. Luckily for modern archaeologists this was a hobby he took seriously and these tins...

Cauldron

Possible witch’s cauldron. This small iron crock, of the type commonly used in Dartmoor cottages, was given to the folklorist Miss Theo Brown by William Webb of Postbridge who died...

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