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    Copper Penny Token, John Harding, Calico Printer, Tamworth, 1799, has views of Tamworth Castle & Town Hall, list No

    Identifier: 1902.1 (T9250) · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Copper Penny Token, John Harding, Calico Printer, Tamworth, 1799, has views of Tamworth Castle & Town Hall, list No. T329. [Dia 33mm]

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    gold snuff box

    Identifier: 1901.2.9 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    gold snuff box, 1828 presented to Sir Robert Peel as part of his being given the Freedom of City of Liverpool [67mm x 95mm] with engraved inscription on the inside of the lid.

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    commemorative silver trowel

    · Author: Tamworth Castle

    white metal (silver) trowel, engraved, in box. Presented to Mayor Harry Olver on the occasion of him laying the foundation stone of the Municipal Buildings [Assembly Rooms] Tamworth March 7th 1889....

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    silver tea pot

    Identifier: 1953.2 (2) · Author: Tamworth Castle

    white metal (silver) quatrefoil base, ivory bands around handle. 'Presented to Miss Urrum Lucas on her retirement' etc., hallmarked London 1837. Miss Urrum Lucas first female hotelier in Tamworth.

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    market measure

    Identifier: 1956.1.1 (T39) · Author: Tamworth Castle

    brass metal measure, heavy, used to quantify market produce. Tamworth Borough Corporation Imperial Gallon - with two handles, inscribed Imperial Gallon around the middle

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    Tamworth Castle

    Identifier: 1963.1.1 (T306) · Author: Tamworth Castle

    mixed media by artist Charles J Fox dated 1899, Tamworth Castle, framed.

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    Sir Robert Peel, Baronet II MP

    Identifier: 1966.40 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    picture, mezzotint, portrait, Rt Hon Sir Robert Peel Bart II, MP dedicated to the King (by Sir Thomas Lawrence). (Mezzotint engraver C. Turner).

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    Tamworth Castle from the River Tame

    Identifier: 1966.42 [2] · Author: Tamworth Castle

    watercolour, 'Tamworth Castle from the River Tame' 1812, by artist, J Hill (Castle, Church, Workhouse, figures & cows)

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    Sand Grouse

    Identifier: 1966.345.13 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    drawing, mixed media, coloured Natural History image of a Sand Grouse, bird was shot at Packington, nr Lichfield, detailed handwritten description on reverse by E de Hamel.

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    Hastilow embroidered sampler

    Identifier: 1967.31.4 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    by Hannah Mary Hastilow, aged 9 in the year 1850.

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    ‘Champion’ prize winning cow

    Identifier: 1967.51.1 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    landscape with prize winning cow, 1874 by artist Richard Whitford b.1821-d.1890. Mr William Tidy owned 'Champion' the cow, bred at Cross Green Farm, Middleton, near Tamworth.See also TAMCM:2014.10 ...

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    Flint hand axe

    Identifier: 1969.42.5 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    hand axe. Yellow/grey flint. Reworked along two longer edges. Paleolithic / Pleistocene period.

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    Flint scraper

    Identifier: 1969.42.7 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    scraper, grey flint, crescent shaped cutting edge. Shows signs of considerable use. Pleistocene / Mesolithic / Neolithic period.

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    Painted enamel tin tea caddy

    Identifier: 1969.79 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    tin, enamel painted tea caddy, with scenes of Tamworth Co-operative buildings, made to celebrate the anniversary 1886 - 1907.

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    Terracotta frieze

    Identifier: 1970.8.1 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    terracotta frieze, large central block with ornate detail made by Gibbs & Canning, Glascote, Tamworth.

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    terracotta frieze

    Identifier: 1970.8.3 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    terracotta frieze depicting lizards, made by Gibbs & Canning, Glascote, Tamworth. Made for the Natural History Museum, London, completed in 1880.

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    terracotta frieze

    Identifier: 1970.8.4 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    terracotta frieze depicting an image of an eel, made by Gibbs & Canning, Glascote, Tamworth. Made for the Natural History Museum, London, completed in 1880.

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    terracotta frieze

    Identifier: 1970.8.8 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    terracotta frieze depicting an image of a fish with a rose behind the tail, made by Gibbs & Canning, Glascote, Tamworth. Made for the Natural History Museum, London, completed in 1880.

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    terracotta frieze

    Identifier: 1970.8.9 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    terracotta frieze depicting an image of a fish in a corner block, made by Gibbs & Canning, Glascote, Tamworth. Made for the Natural History Museum, London, completed in 1880.

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    terracotta frieze

    Identifier: 1970.8.10 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    terracotta frieze depicting an image of three flying fish, made by Gibbs & Canning, Glascote, Tamworth. Made for the Natural History Museum, London, completed in 1880.

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    Mammoth tooth

    Identifier: 1976.4 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Mammoth tooth, adult, found at Elford Quarry, near Tamworth.

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    First England Cricket Team commemorative printed cloth

    Identifier: 1981.55.1 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    commemorative printed cloth, red, black lettering & outline images on a cream background, rules of cricket, & images surrounding a central panel of named figures, which comprised the first professi...

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    Lady Peel Moss collection

    Identifier: 1982.98.3.16a · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Latin name: Aloinia rigida; found in limestone walls; Wilnecote, Warwickshire. April 1873.

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    Lady Peel Moss collection

    Identifier: 1982.98.5.13 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Latin name: Muium hornum; found in banks & woods etc. Sutton Park, Warwickshire. May 1869.

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    Lady Peel Moss collection

    Identifier: 1982.98.6.4 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Latin name: Sphagnum papillosum; found in marshes; Sutton Park, Warwickshire. October 1873.

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    medal awarded for ‘Champion’ the cow

    Identifier: 2014.10 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    prismed glass over moulded plaster, within a silver plated frame and ring. In a leather & velvet presentation box. One edge of box missing damaged. One face of medal shows cattle and the other face...

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    interior of St. Editha’s Church

    Identifier: 1912.1 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    watercolour, interior of St Editha's Church, Tamworth, chancel area, view looking North East, by A E Everitt 1868 (incomplete? seated figure not completed) [h 360mm x w 530mm]

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    5th Marquis Townshend

    Identifier: 1912.2 [2] · Author: Tamworth Castle

    watercolour, portrait, John Villiers Stuart 5th Marquis Townshend 1831 - 1899 [h 440mm x w 350mm]. John Villiers Stuart 5th Marquis Townshend, Viscount Raynham, High Steward of Tamworth, Member of ...

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    Bolebridge Street, Tamworth, 1903

    Identifier: 1919.1.5 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    watercolour - Bolebridge Street, Tamworth, 1903 by artist Evacustes A. Phipson [photographic image PH4556 & 7069] [h 167mm x w 240mm landscape] Copyright Tamworth Castle.

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    Church Street Tamworth seen from the East

    Identifier: 1919.1.6 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    watercolour - Church Street, Tamworth view from East, by artist Evacustes A. Phipson [photographic image PH 7070] [h 126mm x w 178mm / mount h 253mm x w 303mm] Copyright Tamworth Castle.

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    Lichfield Street, Tamworth

    Identifier: 1919.1.7 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    watercolour - Lichfield Street, Tamworth by artist Evacustes A. Phipson c1903 view is of half timber framed cottages. [photographic image PH4555/ PH7072] No dimensions. Copyright Tamworth Castle.

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    Pooley Hall, Polesworth, Tamworth, 1903

    Identifier: 1919.1.10 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    watercolour - Polesworth 1903 by artist Evacustes A. Phipson [photographic image PH7074] [ h 172mm x w 247mm landscape]. Tamworth Castle copyright.

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    Gungate Tamworth 1903

    Identifier: 1919.1.11 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    watercolour - Gungate, Tamworth, 1903 by artist Evacustes A. Phipson [photographic image PH7075] [ h 172mm x w 247mm landscape]. Tamworth Castle copyright

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    Magic Lantern Projector

    Identifier: 1966.317 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    magic lantern projector, in wooden case Tamworth Natural History Society. Oil burner with 2 piece chimney. E. B. Hamel, Curator of the Society. See patent plate on front of lamp and also hand writt...

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    terracotta frieze

    Identifier: 1970.8.13 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    terracotta frieze depicting scenes from the "Merchant of Venice" harp player "Fast Bind, Fast Find" -"What find I here?", made by Gibbs & Canning, Glascote, Tamworth. Made for the Jevons Building, ...

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    street name

    Identifier: 1971.26.2 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Watling St, bricks, white glazed fronts with navy blue under glazed lettering on G&C brick. Gibbs & Canning manufacturers name of 'Watling Street Terrace 1874' split across four glazed face bricks ...

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    Terracotta Terminal

    Identifier: 1982.268.1 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Architectural terracotta, round terminal with spikes Gibbs & Canning manufacturers

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    Terracotta Baluster

    Identifier: 1985.33.15 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    terracotta baluster Gibbs & Canning manufacturers. An example of thos made for garden balustrades at Buckingham Palace, London.

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    Terracotta Dog

    Identifier: 1985.33.17 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Architectural terracotta dog, possibly a Corgi. Gibbs & Canning manufacturers.

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    Terracotta Terminal

    Identifier: 1985.33.18 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Architectural terracotta round terminal for a gate post, Gibbs & Canning manufacturers, Tamworth.

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    dutch oven

    Identifier: 1990.263.1 (T976) · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Dutch oven, (or hastener) large, sheet metal, maker stamp 'J Bailey and Son, Ironmongers, Tamworth'. With brass jack.

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    Natural History Glass Slides

    Identifier: T234a · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Glass slides, crudely made and hand drawn depicting historic figures & images mostly Oriental from the Victorian era.

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    Glass Slides

    Identifier: T234b · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Natural History Glass Slides crudely made and hand drawn from the Victorian era.

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    Tamworth Charter

    Identifier: T2029 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    framed, glazed charter Elizabeth I 1588 giving additional privileges granted in 1560, including grant of a third fair 'St. Editha's' or the 'Cherry Fair'. Appointment of the Bailiffs and Commonalty...

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    Tamworth Charter

    Identifier: T2030 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Charter of Charles II dated 1688 surrendered to James II; new Charter granted but surrendered upon return of the former Charter.

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    Pickle Jars made for Crosse & Blackwell

    Identifier: 2017.7 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    large, ceramic pickle jar with cork stopper made by George Skey for Crosse & Blackwell. Cork stopper damaged. Produced for storage of pickles popular in the early 20th century & exported to Belgium...

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    Little Red Riding Hood

    Identifier: 2013.13 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    terracotta statue, garden ornament, depiction of Little Red Riding Hood, stamped near base in front of flower "Geo. Skey, Limited,Tamworth" inside a rectangle

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    Commemorative medallion

    Identifier: 1901.2.1 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Medallion to Commemorate the London Annual International Exhibition of All Fine Arts, Industries and Inventions, 1873, engraved around the edge "Sir R.Peel Bart M.P. [Catalogue No. 1501 Etc., Silve...

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    Commemorative medallion

    Identifier: 1901.2.2 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Medallion to Commemorate Sir Robert Peel Bart M.P. being Installed Lord Rector of The University of Glasgow, Jan 11 1837 on Obverse. [dia 45mm]

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    white metal, Silver, Russian, Obverse: Alexander of Russia with Cyrillic lettering

    Identifier: 1901.2.3 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    white metal, Silver, Russian, Obverse: Alexander of Russia with Cyrillic lettering. Reverse: two headed eagle of Russia with orb & sceptre. In centre small panel depicitng St George slaughtering th...

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    Commemorative medallion

    Identifier: 1901.2.4 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Medallion presented to Sir Robert Peel commemorating the opening of The Lyon to Geneva Railway Line, March 16 1858. A. Bovy . Silvered Bronze, French. Obverse: shows steam engine with inscription: ...

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    Commemorative medallion

    Identifier: 1901.2.5 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Bronze Medallion struck on the occasion of his Imperial Majesty Emperor Nicolaus I of Russia visit to England, when Sir Robert Peel was Prime Minister 1844. The Emperor paid a visit to Drayton Mano...

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    Commemorative medallion

    Identifier: 1901.2.6 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Bronze Medallion, Obverse: Queen Victoria, facing left, 'Victoria : D:G: Britanniarum Regina F:D:. Reverse: 'In commemoration of laying the first stone of the New Royal Exchange by HRH Prince Alber...

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    Key

    Identifier: 1901.2.7 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    commemorative key, gilt. Presented to Sir Robert Peel & worn by him as the Lord Chamberlain at the Coronation of the Czar of Russia 1856. Top of key has crowned double headed eagle with orb & scept...

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    Waistcoat

    Identifier: 1969.15.4 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    mans waistcoat, cream wool with cotton back & lining, small shawl collar, six self covered buttons. Floss silk embroidery down the collar & front & on the edge of the two small watch pockets, in a ...

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    Sampler

    Identifier: 1971.47 (1987.40.1) · Author: Tamworth Castle

    embroidered sampler, framed & glazed, "The Queen's Palace" by Edith Taylor, 1830

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    Charles Canning

    Identifier: 1986.55.1 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    male bust, of Charles Canning, white terracotta with a matt glaze, [height approx 250mm]. Inscription at the back 'modeled by Miss Lucy Canning, Glascot(e) worksTamworth 1870'. Charles Canning was ...

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    Sarah Canning

    Identifier: 1986.55.2 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    female bust of Sarah Canning, white terracotta with a matt glaze, [height approx 250mm]. Inscription on back ' modeled by Miss Lucy Canning, Glascot(e) works (or) near Tamworth 1870. Sarah Canning ...

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    Sir Robert Peel II 200th Anniversary

    Identifier: 1988.6.1a (T65) · Author: Tamworth Castle

    gold plated medallion, 1988, 200th anniversary of birth of Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet, 5th Feb 1788-2nd July 1850

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    Sir Robert Peel II 200th Anniversary

    Identifier: 1988.6.1b · Author: Tamworth Castle

    gold plated medallion, 1988, 200th anniversary of birth of Sir Robert Peel 2nd Baronet 5th Feb 1788-2nd July 1850

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    Sir Robert Peel

    Identifier: 1989.6.1(119) · Author: Tamworth Castle

    bust, male, alabaster in classical style of Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet, FRS (5 February 1788 ? 2 July 1850) was an English Conservative statesman who served twice as Prime Minister of the United ...

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    Corridor view, Tamworth Castle

    Identifier: 1992.15 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Corridor view from Ladies Chamber to Servant's Chamber Tamworth Castle interior. Framed, glazed, by artist Vivien Dewes nee German (signed Vivien German). Painted at a later date on the reverse of ...

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    Tamworth Corporation

    Identifier: 1992.15 [2] · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Group photograph of Tamworth Corporation posed outside of the Upper Lodge, Castle Grounds with Medieval gateway in background. Mayor G H Jones. Civic Officer Henry Wood in wig, date 1932. Reverse o...

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    Ivory sewing box

    Identifier: 1998.15 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    ivory sewing/work box. Ivory veneer with inlay black (ebony?) decoration, octagonal, compartmentalised & removable tray. Initials relate to Eliza Cooke & Elizabeth Canning. Elizabeth Canning of the...

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    Toilet

    Identifier: 1999.82 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    ceramic toilet, cream glazed exterior, white interior with black transfer print "The Tamworth Washdown, H Hare & Son, Sanitary Engineers, Tamworth". Complete with a little chip damage in places. No...

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    Moat House, Tamworth

    Identifier: 2008.19 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    watercolour, Moat House, Tamworth, by artist W T Hulland 1886

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    Lamp Base

    Identifier: 2013.8 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Doulton's, formerly George Skey of Tamworth, lamp base with green glaze, in form replicating 5 stacked electrical insulators. Produced by Doulton's in the 1970s. Doulton's was part of Royal Doulton.

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    Egg cup

    Identifier: 2017.2.7 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    white ceramic egg cup, plain with no markings. Glaze has crackled noticeably. Staffordshire County Police, used at Tamworth Police Station, Church Street, Tamworth. Unlike the other associated croc...

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    Main plate

    Identifier: 2017.2.5 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    main plate, white ceramic with blue transfer print, Staffordshire County Police, used at Tamworth Police Station, Church Street, Tamworth. Mark on base 'Duraline 6-57' / Super Vitrified / Grindley ...

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    Jug

    Identifier: 2017.2.6 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    white ceramic jug, Staffordshire County Police, used at Tamworth Police Station, Church Street, Tamworth. Mark on base 'Duraline 4-64' / Super Vitrified / Grindley / HotelWare Co. / England' with s...

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    soup bowl, white ceramic with blue transfer print, Staffordshire County Police, used at Tamworth Police Station, Church Street, Tamworth

    Identifier: 2017.2.3 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    soup bowl, white ceramic with blue transfer print, Staffordshire County Police, used at Tamworth Police Station, Church Street, Tamworth. Mark on base 'Duraline 7-67' / Super Vitrified / Grindley /...

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    Main plate

    Identifier: 2017.2.4 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    main plate, white ceramic with blue transfer print, Staffordshire County Police, used at Tamworth Police Station, Church Street, Tamworth. Mark on base 'Duraline 5-58' / Super Vitrified / Grindley ...

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    Fruit or dessert bowl

    Identifier: 2017.2.2 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    fruit or dessert bowl, white ceramic with blue transfer print, Staffordshire County Police, used at Tamworth Police Station, Church Street, Tamworth. Mark on base 'Duraline 3-50' / Super Vitrified ...

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    Sugar bowl

    Identifier: 2017.2.1 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    sugar bowl, white ceramic with blue transfer print, Staffordshire County Police, used at Tamworth Police Station, Church Street, Tamworth. Mark on base 'Duraline 9-66' / Super Vitrified / Grindley ...

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    pot & lid, decorative, amber colour with navy blue rim & handles, with a small three-dimensional elephant as a knop or handle on the lid in olive green, pot & lid highly glazed inside & out

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    pot & lid, decorative, amber colour with navy blue rim & handles, with a small three-dimensional elephant as a knop or handle on the lid in olive green, pot & lid highly glazed inside & out. Inside...

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    Compote dish

    Identifier: 1999.44.2 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    ceramic ornament or dish, known as a compote dish, in the form of a large upturned shell balanced on smaller conch shells & a rustic ware base. In browns & greens, with white on the small conch she...

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    Prison door

    Identifier: 1995.87 (T56) · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Prison door, wood & metal cell door, from Thomas Guy's Tamworth Town Hall gaol [jail]. [h 1660mm x w 565mm]

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    Oak panel

    Identifier: 1995.90 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Oak panel, wood, engraved '1672 Robert Peake & Cornelius Osborne, Chamberlains' [officers who received revenue on behalf of a corporation or public body]. Retrieved from the old Staffordshire or Wa...

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    ceramic insulator

    Identifier: 1995.4 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    ceramic insulator, round, dark brown ceramic body with a cast metal cap. Marked: "England / 15 E.M. / 1257 / 7r78" in black transfer print under the glaze. Made by Doultons, Wilnecote, Tamworth in ...

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    Metal fire mark

    Identifier: 1966.71.2 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    metal fire mark, image of Phoenix rising from flames. Fire marks were thin metal plaques that came into use after the Great Fire of London in 1660, fixed to the outside of a house, before formal ad...

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    Impression of Common seal

    Identifier: 1966.161 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    impression of Common seal of St Editha's Church in the time of Henry VIII.

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    Police truncheon

    Identifier: 1968.38.1 (T60) · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Police truncheon, wood, stained black, painted & gilded with '1795', coloured crown & GR George III & the number '35'. Straight with slightly bulbous ends. Rubbed at both ends, & worn gilding. [l 5...

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    Police truncheon

    Identifier: 1968.38.2 (T59) · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Police truncheon, wood, Ash? stained black but well rubbed with use. Painted with colours & gilding. 1830-1837 Royal coat of arms in Garter, 'W.R./ Police / 86' [W.R. - William Rex - William IV] wi...

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    Metal fire mark

    Identifier: 1972.41.1 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    metal fire mark, thin sheet metal stamped into an image of 'Britannia' with trident & shield, with a lion at her feet lower left. The word 'County' below. 'Britannia' became a common symbol of defe...

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    Police truncheon

    Identifier: 1972.79 (T58) · Author: Tamworth Castle

    wood Police truncheon, turned handle, with rounded knob. Painted dark blue c.1780-1830, decorated with gilding with a gold crown & cypher GR IV [George IV]. Decoration is worn, handle rubbed with u...

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    Key

    Identifier: 1972.90.15 (T24) · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Key, iron, solid bit & bar. Bit is symetrical with the tapering shank marked by a tranverse groove. [l 126mm x w 32mm]. Medieval 14th century key used in gate of former gatehouse at bottom of Castl...

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    Pocket watch stand

    Identifier: 2019.8.3 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    watch stand, in ceramic 'rustic ware'; brown glazed cut tree trunk appearance with a worn green velvet pad to hold a man's pocket watch, notch at back to hold the chain & fob. Slight tear in velvet...

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    ceramic lamp base

    Identifier: 1995.1 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    ceramic lamp base, dark chocolate brown with a highly glazed finish. Small hole in the top to take light bulb fitting, small hole near the base for electric cable. Light fittings were available sep...

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    ceramic lamp base

    Identifier: 1995.2 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    ceramic lamp base, cylindrical shape, white with clear glaze over transfer print pattern of blue stylised flowers & green leaves. Down both sides repeated pattern of x 3 black outline images of a c...

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    ceramic lamp base

    Identifier: 1995.3 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    ceramic lamp base, spherical shape, dark navy blue with a highly glazed finish. Hollow. Small hole in the top to take light bulb fitting, small hole near the base for electric cable. Light fittings...

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    Terracotta vase

    Identifier: 2007.30 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    terracotta vase, plain brown / terracotta colour, undecorated column flared at top & base. Glazed inside & out. Early 20th century in date. Stamped on base: 'Skey / Tamworth'. [approx. height 255mm...

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    terracotta jardinere base

    Identifier: 1994.29.2 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    terracotta jardinere base, in the rustic ware style by George Skey Limited, Wilnecote Works, Tamworth. c1890-1891. Imitating tree bark decorated with green leaves. Base relates to jardinere which i...

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    terracotta jardinere

    Identifier: 1990.2 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    terracotta jardinere, in the rustic ware style by George Skey Limited, Wilnecote Works, Tamworth. Imitating tree bark with green salamanders around the outside. Hollow interior without a base. Larg...

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    terracotta jardinere

    Identifier: 1994.29.1 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    terracotta jardinere, in the rustic ware style by George Skey Limited, Wilnecote Works, Tamworth. c1890-1891. Imitating tree bark decorated with green leaves, & blue & pink convolvulus flowers arou...

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    ceramic lamp stand

    Identifier: 1982.258 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    ceramic lamp stand, white, glazed. Classic baluster style on a square hollow base. Made by Doultons, Tamworth [formerly George Skey, Tamworth]. Hole in the top allows a light bulb fitting to be sea...

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    Stoneware jar & lid

    Identifier: 1972.38.2 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    stoneware jar & round slightly concave lid with knop. Wide open neck storage jar with lid. Cream body with brown top & brown lid. Lid stamped "2QT". Body stamped "Skey / Tamworth" near base. Made b...

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    Terracotta ornament

    Identifier: 1969.86 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    terracotta ornament, glazed, lion with ball by Skey. Stamped or impressed: "George Skey, Wilnecote Works, Tamworth". [h 233mm x l 354mm x w 163mm]. Mouth open, tongue & teeth visible. Hollow base. ...

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    Stoneware jar & lid

    Identifier: 1972.38.1 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    stoneware jar & lid with metal clamp, cream body with brown shoulder & beading decoration below the shoulder. Storage jar, probably for pickles. Made by George Skey, Wilnecote, Tamworth. Stamped on...

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    Terracotta vase & base

    Identifier: 1966.80.1-3 · Author: Tamworth Castle

    terracotta vase & base, brown unglazed, bulbous bottle / vase with base, or saucer & lid. Made by 'George Skey & Co. Limited. Tamworth'. Early 20th century, c 1922.

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    Watchman’s rattle

    Identifier: 1966.89.1 (T67) · Author: Tamworth Castle

    Watchman's rattle, wood, possibly used by Tamworth watchmen, 1836-1870. [ l 270mm x 178mm]. At the end of the handle is a revolving arm, which by swinging it around by the handle produced a loud, h...