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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...

Hat pin

Hat pins appeared around 1890 when the fashion for large decorated hats began. Previously hats had been tied on with ribbons or were made to pull down securely onto the...

Landscape with Trees and Cliffs

Avery was born in South Moulton, Devon. He was educated first at Barnstaple Grammar School and then at St Paul's College, Cheltenham, where he studied painting with James Salmon (later...

Harbour scene

The exact location of this harbour is unknown. It is possible that it is a Devon harbour as Edith Isobel Barrow lived in Combe Martin, from 1906. Barrow was a...

You Are Here: python

Polly Morgan created ‘You Are Here’ in response to RAMM’s natural history collections and the theme of ‘Home to a Million Thoughts’. The artwork features a coiled snake on a...

Flower scarab beetle

This female beetle was collected in Uganda by Major Gay (once a curator at RAMM) and was donated to the museum in 1931. Scarab beetles are often known as jewel...

Bag

This unusual black satin bag was made between about 1910 and 1920. The red brocade lining is just seen through the opening in the centre. Rich colours and patterns went...

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