Sugar Cutters

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Date:1700 - 1900 (c.)

Description:Sugar Cutters were used by grocers to clip off pieces of sugar from a very hard cone, known as loaf. From the 18th Century until the early 1900s sugar in shops was sold from large moulded cones. Until the 1870s sugar was taxed and only the wealthier people in society could afford it. Most people sweetened their food with honey.


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1480s
Pilaster
Pilaster

This oak pilaster is a portion of panelling from a room said to be of the Henry ...

1550s
Pilaster
Pilaster

This carved wooden pilaster was taken from an Elizabethan panelled room. It has ...

1600s
Pipe
Pipe

This 17th century wooden pipe with mother of pearl decoration and a wooden bowl ...

1760s
Model Shoe
Model Shoe

A wooden model of a woman's shoe with inlaid silver decoration. Across the front ...

1790s
Sword - British Infantry Officer's Sword
Sword - British Infantry Officer's Sword

A narrow bladed sword in a brown leather scabbard with brass trimmings, 1790. The ...

1810s
Davy Lamp used by Coal Miners
Davy Lamp used by Coal Miners

This coal miner's Davy lamp was made in Leeds. It is made of metal with glass surrounding ...

1830s
Sampler by Mary Ward
Sampler by Mary Ward

This needlework sampler was made in 1834 by Mary Ward of Leamington Spa. She has ...

1850s
Walking Stick
Walking Stick

A walking stick made by William Judd of Banbury, c.1853. It is a medium brown stick ...

1870s
The Young Lady's Book: A Manual of Amusements, Exercises and Pursuits
The Young Lady's Book: A Manual of Amusements, Exercises and Pursuits

The Young Lady's Book: A Manual of Amusements, Exercises and Pursuits, by Mrs Mackarness, ...

1890s
Calender 1894
Calender 1894

A calendar for the year 1894. A small card with an illustration of a lady wearing ...

1910s
Wooden Sleigh Trophy
Wooden Sleigh Trophy

This carved wooden sleigh with metal runners was the first prize trophy given in ...

1930s
Belt for a Pink Evening Dress
Belt for a Pink Evening Dress

A belt for a pink evening dress. It is made from pink net over cotton. There is ...

1950s
Glove
Glove

White elbow length kid glove with two pearl shaped buttons, one button is missing, ...

1970s
Programme for a Performance of Oliver
Programme for a Performance of Oliver

This programme is for Oliver, which was performed by the Leamington and Warwick ...

1990s
Concert Programme for The Magic of Opera
Concert Programme for The Magic of Opera

Programme for Nigel Hopkins presents The Magic of Opera at the Royal Pump Rooms, ...

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