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Water mains cover

This cast iron stop-cock cover was placed in a pavement to allow access to domestic water supplies from Exeter City Water. It is thought to have been made by Garton...

Quartz

This curious specimen was collected by Mr J Cooke in 1877 at Lake Rotamahana (or Rotomahana) near Rotorua. It was formed in the hot springs when twigs were surrounded by...

American cliff swallow

Male American cliff swallow collected by EA Mearns 23 May 1877 on Constitution Island in the Hudson River. From the collection of RP Nicholls....

Urchin

‘Red Sea. Dr Duncan, 28 June, 1877.’ Sladen collection....

Knife

This knife (musele) is not a weapon. It is a mark of authority and status. Chiefs and ritual specialists of the Mungala secret society would own such knives. They were...

key

Accession register “Used on the two front oxen of Secoceni’s travelling waggon.” Sekhukhune was King of the Marota (Pedi) people in Western Transvaal. He came to power using military force. How...

Comb

The decoration shows a bearded head with an elaborate head-tie. There are two gunpowder barrels on stepped pyramids on either side of the head, symbols of power associated with European...

Martin Brothers vase

This vase was created by the Martin brothers. Working in the late 19th century, the four brothers were involved with the Victorian Arts and Craft movement and the Gothic Revival....

Martin Brothers vase

This vase was created by the Martin brothers. Working in the late 19th century, the four brothers were involved with the Victorian Arts and Craft movement and the Gothic Revival....