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Cider or beer flagon

This jar is marked ‘The St Anne's Well Brewery Company Limited, Wine Merchants, Exeter'. Many stoneware flagons like this were made in Bristol....

Oxo cube tin for flints

Captain Stone was an amateur archaeologist who collected a great number of lithics from Devon fields. Luckily for modern archaeologists this was a hobby he took seriously and these tins...

Giraffe

Major CP Bradshaw donated the head and neck of a giraffe to RAMM in 1930. There is a note in the register that only the skull now exists. We presume...

European golden plover

Clutch of 4 bird eggs. The handwriting on the record card is difficult to read but it looks like ‘‘4 got on flow near top of Aulmahemerich on 18th May’....

Headdress

The crest represents a benevolent river spirit. It is worn over the head by a man during a dance ceremony held every 25 years at Uvol to celebrate the maturity...

Exeter Chromatic

Devon lace teachers and their students made a new piece of lace for the 2020 exhibition ‘By Royal Appointment’. Inspired by an old lace design and an historic style of...

Magic Lantern Slide: Fungus -- Inocybe?

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...

Butterfly

This butterfly was collected in Eden, Rio Napo, Equador and is part of Major AB Gay’s collection. Gay was a keen natural historian, whose encyclopaedic knowledge of butterflies and birds...

Butterfly

This butterfly was collected in Eden, Rio Napo, Equador and is part of Major AB Gay’s collection. Gay was a keen natural historian, whose encyclopaedic knowledge of butterflies and birds...

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