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Botany for sale: the economics of empire

In preparation for two exciting upcoming shows (A Language of Seeds and Seedscapes: Future-Proofing Nature) I have spent time with RAMM’s botany collections. Some plant specimens are local – collected within a few miles of RAMM. Others originate thousands of miles away. In one section of the store there are plant specimens that hold great […]

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A bowl lid made from a calabash or gourd....

On the Lyd

A favourite subject of Widgery’s, the “Lyd” river and surrounding Lydford area were undeniably a popular subject due to their representation of the more scenic parts of the moor....

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This is a Mycenean ware lid, now missing its handles. It was made in the Greek Bronze Age and found on the island of Milos....

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This is an ancient Greek pottery lid made during the Greek Bronze Age. It has been in the museum collections for many years but unfortunately it was not recorded where...

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This is a lid from a tall urn. It was originally decorated with a black slip but this has worn away to reveal the lighter coloured clay underneath. The collectors...

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This is the lid from an ancient Greek vessel. It retains small traces of decoration but this has become worn away through its use and subsequent burial in the ground....

Lid

This small ancient Greek vessel is unusual as the cup still has its original lid. Its provenance suggests it was excavated by Sir Alfred Biliotti during his important work at...

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