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Communion beaker and cover

Joanna Southcott (1750-1814) lived much of her life as a domestic servant in Devon. She joined the Wesleyans and received her first visions but later moved to London where her...

Richard Crosse (Self-Portrait)

Richard Crosse was born at Knowle, near Cullompton in 1742. Though deaf from birth and unable to use spoken English his artistic talents were soon recognised and in the late...

Garderobe seat

This garderobe or toilet seat was removed from Larkbeare House in Exeter, a wealthy house dating from around 1550....

Cauldron mould

This is a fragment of clay mould used to cast a cauldron. It was discovered with thousands of other fragments during archaeological excavations on the site of the Birdall foundry...

Whip

The lace bark whip is associated with the history of slavery in the Caribbean. This was very likely made as a souvenir. Lagetta lagetto, or lace bark/ gauze tree, is...

South Somerset ware cup

Cups like these are quite common in Exeter in the period around 1720 to 1820. They were often decorated on the inside of the cup with white slip and splashes...

Delftware plate

This plate was made in Bristol in the early 1660s. Its decoration, with painted standing Chinese figures and foliage, imitates Chinese porcelain made around this time. It was excavated from...

Faunal bone assemblage

A very small assemblage of post-medieval mollusc shell collected during excavation at Cricklepit Mill near Exeter quay. The assemblage is unpublished....

Chafing dish

Chafing dishes were used for cooking and for keeping food warm. This dish was made in the potteries of South Somerset. It was discovered in many pieces in a rubbish...

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