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A Midsummer Night's Dream

This is an oil painting on canvas dating from about 1860 depicting a scene from William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. The artist was W. Balls, and his signature is in the bottom left hand ...

A Morning's Tally

This is an oil painting on canvas depicting a dog which has caught three rats. There is a painted inscription which reads BOXER 1836. On the right of the painting is a house, and it is likely that this ...

A Pair of Pigs

This is an oil painting on canvas depicting two prize pigs. During the 19th century paintings of farm animals became a recognised genre, as, in an attempt to produce bigger and better livestock, itinerant ...

A Surprising Incident

This is an oil painting on canvas depicting a surprising incident which occurred during an attempt to slaughter a horse in July 1811. The caption at the bottom of the picture describes this as 'An Instance ...

A Terrible Shipwreck

This is an oil painting on canvas depicting the shipwreck of several ships in a fierce storm and was painted by T.L Morilyan R.N. in 1870. Local people can be seen on the beach watching the activity and ...

A. Marshall, Dyer and Scourer

This is an oil painting depicting the premises of A. Marshall, Dyer and Scourer in St Ann's Street in Nottingham and which was painted by Arthur Goodwin in 1898. In the lower right corner is inscribed ...

Abraham Offering Up His Son Issac

This is an oil painting on canvas depicting a story from the Old Testament in which Abraham offers up his son Isaac to be sacrificed when an angel, seen in the top left corner of the painting, appears ...

Account Bill

Printed and handwritten account bill dated 1896. The bill was issued by E. Francis & Sons, Linen Drapers, Silk Mercers, Hosiers and Glovers, Carpet and Upholstery Warehouse, to the executors of the estate ...

Admiral Lord Exmouth

This is an ink, watercolour and gouache on paper portrait of Admiral Lord Exmouth, and a painted inscription along the bottom reads 'The Appearanc [sic] of Admirll [sic] Lord Exmouth from his Hedgecumb ...

Agate Egg

An agate egg, the stone is polished and has black and white veins running through it.

Agate Stone Ball

A stone ball made of polished agate with dark green and white veins.

Agate Stone Ball

A stone ball made of polished agate with orange and white veins.

Alarm Rattle

A watchman's wooden alarm rattle, from Berkswell. It has a rotating handle at one end and a small knob at the other. The two cogs and wooden flaps produce the alarm sound.

Alcester. Opening of Weslyan Chapel Sunday School

Group of children and adults at the opening of the Weslyan Sunday School in Alcester. 1910s

Alcester. School Road

School Road, Alcester, showing two girls playing with a hockey stick. 1930s

Alcester. Seggs Lane

Seggs Lane, Alcester, showing houses and women with children in push chairs. 1950s The wall on the right has long been demolished to make way for what is now [2018] Globe House (the library and fire ...

Alcester. Seggs Lane

Segg's Lane, Alcester, with detached and semi-detached housing. 1950s

Ale Glass

Drinking glass with a funnel bowl, which is lightly wrythen-fluted on a four-winged stem. It also has a folded foot. The glass is early wrythen, c.1730-1740.