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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. 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 ...

Alcester. Group of workers

A group of workers, possibly with the District Council, Alcester. 1900s

Arbury. Mr. F.A.N. Newdigate

Mr F.A.N. Newdigate of Arbury Hall, 1862-1936

Assise of Bread [John Powell, editor], 1608 - woodcuts, p.D1v, detail.

Bakers at work: Shakespeare's neighbours. In towns few people baked their own bread on account of the dangers of chimney fires. The baker’s role was one of the most important in any community, ...

Automotive Products: Foreman's Jacket

A navy blue shop foreman's jacket. The letters 'AP', for Automotive Products, are embroidered on the left breast pocket. It was made by Murray Uniforms of Coventry.

Bear Baiting

This is an oil painting on canvas depicting bear baiting. Once a popular spectacle in towns, bear baiting in Britain has been illegal since 1835. Shortly after it was banned, illegal bear baiting was ...

Boot

Right Victorian man's boot from a pair made at Southorn boot makers in Leamington Spa. It is made from black leather with a black sole and pierced decoration on the toe. There is a spare button attached ...

Boot

Left Victorian man's boot from a pair made at Southorn boot makers in Leamington Spa. It is made from black leather with a black sole and pierced decoration on the toe. Inside the ankle of the boot is ...

Captain Sir Ayed Jephson

A photograph of a painting of Captain Sir Ayed Jephson, who was the nephew of Dr Henry Jepshon.

Charles Hennell from a sketch by Mrs Bray.

Charles Hennell from a watercolour sketch by Mrs Bray. Charles was the younger brother of Sara Hennell. He was, at the time Mary Ann knew him, a London merchant. He had studied deeply and was a Unitarian. George ...

City Fouler's Mark

This is an oil painting on canvas depicting a shooting scene, and is inscribed across the top 'City Fouler's Mark'. Another inscription across the bottom reads 'Against the wind he prudent takes his way, ...

Clifford Chambers. Mr. Crossley

Mr Crossley with arm in sling, Clifford Chambers. 1900s

Clifford Chambers. Mr. Sam Field

Mr Sam Field, clerk at Clifford Mill, Clifford Chambers. 1900s

Clifford Chambers. R. S. Smith and mill workers

Mr R.S. Smith and his workers at Clifford Mill, Clifford Chambers. 1900s

Clifford Chambers. Richard Sydney Smith

Richard Sydney Smith, miller, of Clifford Chambers Lodge. 1900s [The Smith family were millers in Clifford Chambers between 1872 and 1926.]

Doll

This is a doll of a Canadian man. The doll is made from wood and is wearing a fabric costume with snow shoes. There is a similar doll of a Canadian woman in the collection.

Duck Shooting

This is an oil painting on canvas of a duck shooting scene. In the foreground is a man with a rifle and his two dogs. The man is shooting at two ducks, one of which is falling to the ground. The painting ...