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Mints and dead-nettles

The Reverend William Keble Martin spent many years of his life collecting, studying and drawing plants. This drawing is a preliminary plate for inclusion in his book The Concise British...

Figurine of a flying bird

Bronze figure of a flying duck, or goose, Roman (31BC-AD476), and measuring approximately 4cm long. Metal figures were popular in the Roman world, often as votive items. The artefact belonged to...

Convolvulus hawk-moth

Frank Lees found this hawk-moth larva as an egg. He reared it until 20 October 1950 when he preserved it....

Sir Harry Selley

This portrait was painted on the occasion of Sir Harry Selley’s 80th birthday. The artist, Rowe, was a student of Augustus John. Sir Harry Selley was born in Topsham in...

Robin Welch bowl

This bowl has been in RAMM’s collection since 1968. It was made by the potter Robin Welch. In the 1950’s Robin left Nuneaton in Warwickshire, to come to Cornwall to...

Dame Georgiana Buller

Born 4 August 1884 Audrey Charlotte Georgiana Buller was the only child of General Sir Redvers Henry Buller VC and his wife Lady Audrey, the youngest daughter of 4th Marquess...

Cloth

Rectangle of cloth cut from a larger piece. Individual motifs have been produced using kupesi rubbing boards, including clover leaf, star, crescent moon, lines of triangles, outlined in dark lines,...

Evening dress

This evening dress once belonged to Vivien Leigh (1913-1967), the film actress. It has a skirt of heavy duchesse satin while the bodice is covered in blue and green glass...