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Magic Lantern Slide: Miniature Railway, Margate

This photographic slide by William Weaver Baker shows the miniature railway in Dreamland amusement park, Margate. The miniature railway was installed around 1920 and was one of multiple rides, including...

Floor tile

The potters of Barnstaple, Bideford and Great Torrington made these distinctive tiles for use in churches, inns and higher status houses. They were made in wooden moulds and these moulds...

Amate

This sheet of paper is called barkcloth, or amate in the Nahua language of Mexico. Origin myths, stories about lineage, military conquests, religious beliefs, trade and commerce have been communicated...

Ammonite

An Early Jurassic giant ammonite of the Arieties genus. Preserved in chalk, it is possible to see the straight ribs of the ammonite on this fossil. This specimen was collected...

Mask

Masks are commonly found throughout the Americas to enact mythologies, stories of origin and identity (some dances are clearly Spanish in origin but many others are Mayan). However, they also...

Rufous rat-kangaroo

Apart from bats, all native Australian mammals are marsupials. They form a diverse group of pouched mammals originating in South America and include the rat-kangaroo. Although they are still relatively...

Amate

This sheet of paper is called barkcloth, or amatl in the Nahua language of Mexico. Origin myths, stories about lineage, military conquests, religious beliefs, trade and commerce have been communicated...

Amate

This sheet of paper is called barkcloth, or amatl in the Nahua language of Mexico. Origin myths, stories about lineage, military conquests, religious beliefs, trade and commerce have been communicated...

Feasting spoon

This spoon has the head of an unidentified animal carved on the handle. The process of making dishes, bowls and spoons from goat or sheep horn involved steaming and shaping...

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