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Magic lantern slides

...surprise was the date of slides between 1910 and 1940, which is much later than is typical. The second surprise is that many of them are from the early days...

Cord from a parachute mine

This is the cord from a German parachute mine dropped on St Loyes Estate, Exeter, on 28th November 1940....

Water mains cover

This cast iron stop-cock cover was placed in a pavement to allow access to domestic water supplies from Exeter City Water. It is thought to have been made by Garton...

Raven

Clutch of five bird eggs collected on 14th March 1940. The record card reads: ‘Taken by Frank Thomas of Bolesford Preste....[?] Rads March 14th 1940 @ KNIGHTON RADS. Nest 30’...

Candelabra

This candelabra was created by William Fishley Holland, sometime between 1940 and 1960. William was born in 1889, the great great grandson of George Fishley. George Fishley established a long...

Dedication plaque

This brass dedication plaque reads “Presented to the city of Exeter by the government of Australia. In grateful appreciation for all the kindness and hospitality shown by the Mayor and...