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Butterfly

G Schwab collected this little butterfly at Sakbayeme in southern Cameroon in 1926....

Fish hook

Trolling lures actually require no bait to catch a fish as the lure resembles a small fish in the water. Normally used to catch bonito. L. 172 mm Donated By J....

Lime hawk-moth

Hawk-moth from the collection of F Blanchford. Collected by LW Newman May 1926....

Patent Safety Chain shawl pin / brooch

The ‘Patent Safety Chain Brooch’ was patented by the firm of Ellis in 1847. They manufactured many using silver from the Combe Martin mines on Exmoor. Some brooches were produced...

Elephant hawk-moth

Adult elephant hawk-moths are quite a common sight May-July across the UK. Frank Lees bred this moth from a pupa between 1925 and 1926. It emerged as an adult July...

Alcon blue butterfly

This male alcon blue butterfly was collected in France by Dr. R. V. Solly in June 1926....

Shipping in a Calm

‘Shipping in a Calm’ by Peter Monamy c.1723-1735. This oil on canvas depicts two figures mooring a large boat while two other figures moor a rowing boat. A walled town...

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...