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Pyrite

A coating of pyrite was deposited over a crystal of barite or possibly gypsum, which was later dissolved. It left this distinctive shape. This rare form, ‘lady’s slipper’ is so...

Freshwater jellyfish

Originally from the Yangtze basin in China, this freshwater jellyfish is an invasive species now found throughout the world. It prefers still or slow moving bodies of freshwater. This species was...

Clay pipe (smoking)

These are very early pipes and were made at the same time as enslaved Africans were first taken to Virginia to work on tobacco plantations. The small bowls show that...

clay pipe (smoking)

Coffee Houses, such as Mol’s, were places where Exeter’s merchants met to discuss deals, including the import of goods produced by enslaved people, over coffee and a pipe of tobacco....

European Greenfinch

Adult male Greenfinch collected in Torquay, Devon on 10th Jan 1878. Received via the Garside collection....

Yellowhammer

This female yellowhammer was collected at Torquay, Devon on 7th October 1874. It is said to have once belonged to Ipplepen taxidermist Charles Garside (1881–1981)....

European beaver

On the morning of 21 April 2019 a young female beaver (PIT tag number F0840) was trapped in Scotland at a conflict site on the River Tay. She travelled to...

Mol’s Coffee House, Exeter

Alan Richards is a printmaker, painter and teacher born in St Agnes, Cornwall. From 1958 he taught at Exeter College of Art and Design and became head of Fine Art...

European beaver

On the morning of 21 April 2019 a young female beaver (PIT tag number F0840) was trapped in Scotland at a conflict site on the River Tay. She travelled to...

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