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Harvest jug

This harvest jug was created by Edmund Fishley in 1839. Edmund was born in 1806, the eldest son of George Fishley. George Fishley established a long lasting dynasty of potters, opening...

North Devon ware bowl

This bowl was made in one of the potteries in North Devon, and was probably used for storing food or provisions. It was discovered during excavations in Exeter....

Dawlish Warren, Devon

At a time when people believed in the beneficial qualities of the seaside and when Britain was going to war with France, the English coast became more popular than abroad....

Honiton (East Devon) lace sprig

This East Devon bobbin lace sprig is part of a collection of British and Continental lace put together by Charlotte Treadwin, an important lace manufacturer with a business based in...

Mamhead Woods, Devon

Widgery is well-known throughout Devon for his extraordinary sketch collection - consisting of 500-600 works - which he bestowed upon the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in the occasion of his...

North Devon ware dish

Pottery made around Bideford and Barnstaple in North Devon was traded in large quantities to Exeter. Many pieces were decorated, but plain types like this dish were also popular....

Woods, Devon

A pen and ink drawing done by F.J. Widgery. These were his forte, and he is regarded highly by historians as being a master of this particular skill. Widgery is...

North Devon ware dish

This plate was thrown away when it was broken, and has been reconstructed from the broken pieces. The image is though to show the story of King Charles II hiding...

North Devon ware jug

North Devon pottery such as this was widely used in Exeter. It would have stored beer, cider, milk or water....