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Basket

Armadillo baskets became popular after the 1902 New York World's Fair, where they were first exhibited by Charles Apelt, owner of the Apelt Armadillo Company (and Farm) in Texas. These...

Printed handkerchief, possibly used as a scarf

This coloured, printed handkerchief is well used. The figure may depict a French Red Cross nurse, but her high heels suggest a theatrical connection. A clue is the distinctive signature...

Bearberry

Data handwritten in blue ink on sheet: ‘Dibble [?] Br. Danby Yorks. Aug.4.1945.’...

Shilling of William III

This is part of an important coin collection held by the museum. This shilling was minted in York and issued by William III....

Wood horsetail

Data handwritten in black ink on sheet: ‘Nr Wr..ch Bridge, Teesdale, Yorks June 27.1928 WKM.’...

Dot painting

Painted by the artist Wadaymu in 1972 on brown paper sent by Professor John Money to Cape York in the mid 1960s....

Penny of John

This coin is part of an important collection of Saxon and early medieval coins held by the museum. This penny was part of a hoard discovered in Loxbeare, Devon. It...

Greater prairie chicken: heath hen

Hunting by humans and feral cats caused the extinction of the heath hen. This bird was a subspecies of the greater prairie-chicken which has also become extremely rare. The data...

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