Cullompton Friendly Society pole head

Description
Friendly Societies were 19th and early 20th century cooperative organisations to support rural workers. In some ways they were proto-trade unions but they also adopted semi-masonic symbols to create a sense of identity. The heart in the hand symbol was used by the Cullompton Friendly Society.
Accession Loan No.
8/1985/1
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Cullompton Friendly Society pole head
Simple Name
pole head
Full Name
Cullompton Friendly Society brass pole head
Family Group

Material
copper alloy; wood
Collection Site Name
Cullompton
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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