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Barley Jug - side

This jug is made from Staffordshire pottery and is thought to have belonged to Mr. Robert Evans, the father of local author George Eliot. George Eliot (born Mary Ann Evans) was a local authoress ...

Bedworth. Man selling apples

Mr Flanaghan selling apples at the side of the street in Bedworth. 1957

Bilton. Mrs. Bertha Buckle

Mrs Bertha Buckle, aged 84, who had worked at Granny's Pies for 30 years when this photograph was taken, Bilton. 1971 Photograph supplied by kind permission of the Rugby Advertiser.

Bronze Bowl

Large bronze bowl, made from a single sheet of metal and with traces of the original iron suspension handle. The bowl was discovered resting on a piece of wood, over the skull of a warrior buried with ...

Bronze-bound Wooden Bucket

Bucket with wooden staves and bound with three bronze hoops found in a female grave. 6th Century A.D. 120mm x 140mm diameter

Bronze-bound Wooden Bucket

Bucket with a decorated iron handle, made of wooden staves bound with four bronze hoops. This bucket was discovered in a child’s grave. 6th Century A.D. 122mm x 130mm diameter 1922/23 excavations ...

Cooking Pot

A medium circular cooking pot, from Cameroon, with an out-turned rim and rounded base made of black coloured ceramic. There are deeply incised lines on the exterior.

Cooking Pot

A small circular cooking pot, from Cameroon, with an out-turned rim and rounded base made of black coloured ceramic. The upper half of the body has been given a roughened surface as decoration, and a ...

Cooking Pot

A small circular cooking pot, from Cameroon, with an out-turned rim and rounded base made of grey coloured ceramic. Part of the rim and body is missing, and there are lines encircling the vessel near ...

Cooking Pot

A small circular cooking pot, from Cameroon, with an out-turned rim and rounded base made of black coloured ceramic. The pot has one handle and a moulded band of dots on the exterior.

Costrel

This small wooden barrel, or costrel, was used by farm labourers to carry weak beer or cider out to the fields during harvesting. During harvesting labourers were out in the fields all day and they needed ...

Costrel

This small wooden barrel, or costrel, was used by farm labourers to carry weak beer or cider out to the fields during harvesting. During harvesting labourers were out in the fields all day and they needed ...

Country Fete

This oil painting on panel depicts people at a fete in the grounds of a house and was painted by the English School about 1840. It was originally joined to another panel called 'Country Procession'. ...

Country Fete and Procession

These are two panel paintings which were originally joined which are painted by an English School about 1840. One shows people at a fete in the grounds of a house, and the other, people arriving at the ...

Country Procession

This panel painting depicts people arriving at a Country Fete on foot, horseback and by carriage. Some are making a tour of the allotment gardens. This painting was originally joined to Country Fete, ...

Decanter

This glass decanter is from the Copps Royal Hotel in Leamington Spa. The first Copps Royal Hotel was opened by Michael Copps on High Street in 1814. It was demolished in 1847 to make way for the railway ...

Egyptian painted wood panel, upper section

This panel, from the tomb of Djed-Khonsu-lues-Ankh, is around 2,500 years old. Together with the bottom section of the panel, it is a prayer asking for a supply of beer, bread and oxen for use in the ...

English Twopenny Token

English copper twopenny token, probably 19th Century Diameter 26mm The obverse features the value surrounded by the inscription, 'H. SEDDON/ TALBOT INN/ WINES &/ SPIRITS/ & BOWLING GREEN/ STAFFORD' ...