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Fungus drawing: Crucibulum vulgare

Watercolour drawing by Richard Cresswell. Miss Aviolet bound all his fungi drawings into two volumes and wrote identifications at the bottom of the sheet. Annotations: ‘natural size / unripe capsule closed...

Fungus drawing: Crucibulum vulgare

Watercolour drawing by Richard Cresswell. Miss Aviolet bound all his fungi drawings into two volumes and wrote identifications at the bottom of the sheet. Annotations: ‘natural size / unripe capsule closed...

Spoon

A plain wooden spoon. Collected between 1885 and 1889. Donated by the Rev. Francis Julian Dyson in 1931....

Power bundle

One strip holds a rattle (a pod containing beans). This may be a protective charm to ensure safety in childbirth. Collected before 1889....

Pot

The pot contains shells embedded in resin. Fibre strings tied around the neck hold bunches of shells and bones. The contents of the pot may contain medicines...

Figure

Male figure with cloth round neck and waist. Medicines would have been in the box on the stomach. Probably empowered for use in protecting a household. Collected before...

Funnel

Clay tube for directing air from the bellows into a small furnace used in copper alloy casting. Collected by Richard E. Dennett before 1889....

Figure

Kneeling female figure with conical hair-style. She holds a smoking pipe in her left hand. Black resin lumps may contain medicines. Collected before 1889....

Figure

Dog figure with medicine box and carrying a cane in his mouth. Dogs, being both domesticated animals and hunters, mediate between the world of the living and the dead....

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