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N W Wind

Widgery is well-known throughout Devon for his extraordinary sketch collection - consisting of 500-600 works - which he bestowed upon the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in the occasion of his...

Itagbe shawl

Acquired by colonial administrator HS Burrough between 1903 and 1926. Single length of hand-spun cotton rectangle with tufted panels, called ‘shaki’. Bound tassels at each end. Woven in Ijebu...

Anklet

Worn in pairs by high class women just before marriage, to show that they did not need to work. They were removed after marriage. The fashion for these anklets was...

Fish hook

Trolling lures actually require no bait to catch a fish as the lure resembles a small fish in the water. Normally used to catch bonito. L. 172 mm Donated By J....

Magic Lantern Slide: Lydford Waterfall

Alfred Rowden was a keen amateur photographer and natural historian in Exeter. He often gave talks at local field clubs, illustrated with magic lantern slides that he created or purchased...

Elephant hawk-moth

Adult elephant hawk-moths are quite a common sight May-July across the UK. Frank Lees bred this moth from a pupa between 1925 and 1926. It emerged as an adult July...

Magic Lantern Slide: Tipula, Daddy Longlegs

Alfred Rowden was a keen amateur photographer and natural historian in Exeter. He often gave talks at local field clubs, illustrated with magic lantern slides that he created or purchased...

Cloth

Acquired by colonial administrator HS Burrough between 1903 and 1926. Julie Hudson, British Museum, 2017: Iborun? shawl. Two single width panels of hand-spun? cotton sewn together. Supplementary weft float patterns of repeating...