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1851 Great Exhibition medal

Charlotte Treadwin exhibited her lace at the Great Exhibition of 1851 and was awarded this medal. On the obverse it depicts conjoined profile busts of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert,...

Starfish

Specimen collected during the Voyage of HMS Challenger. This starfish was 11 meters beneath the surface on coral mud at sampling station 187 on 9 September 1874. The temperature at...

Liroconite

An attractive Cornish mineral with teal coloured crystals....

fossil

Fossil hunting was a popular Victorian past time. Turning this hobby into a successful business required good local knowledge and a lot of good luck. Edward Simpson apprenticed to the geologist...

Fox Stealing Goose tile

This tile depicts a rarely used design by William De Morgan called Fox Stealing Goose. It is number 1066 in the V&A design catalogue. The back of the tile is...

1855 Exposition Universelle medal

Treadwin exhibited her lace at the 1855 international exhibition in Paris. She received this silver medal. On the obverse is a bust of Napoleon III. On the reverse the French eagle...

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