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Sweet flag

This sweet flag specimen was collected at Cassington in Oxfordshire 13 June 1943. Turrill notes it was abundant in pools in an old gravel pit. Walt Whitman was an American poet....

What can portraits tell us about black history?

The sitter in ‘Portrait of an African’ plays a key role in the exhibition ‘In Plain Sight’. He is a visible— if silent—witness from the age of Trans-Atlantic slavery. But beyond the obvious fact of his ancestry, visitors might wonder what this clean-cut figure in European dress had to do with the organised cruelty of […]

Dress

A woman’s dress from Syria collected in Jerusalem....

Wedding dress

This blue dress was worn as a wedding dress. It has a white lace collar and silk trimming in the form of tassels or fringing. It is interesting to compare...

Adire dress

Cotton sleeveless dress cut from Adire cloth, possibly worn by the donor....

Dress

Finished factory-woven cloth of imported cotton was sold in an Ibadan market for 12 shillings (approx. £10 in 2018). This Adirẹ Oniko decorated apron involves a process which requires cotton...

Wedding dress

Doreen Cheary wore this white silk wedding dress at St Davids Church Exeter in June 1948 for her marriage to Leslie Spencer. They had met while stationed in York...

Wedding dress

Worn by Miss Evelyn Phelps on her marriage to Sydney Morse. They were married at the Cathedral Church of St. Peter in Exeter on 23rd September 1884. Green & Sons...

Dress

Cotton cloth of 2 loom widths...

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