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Celtic Goddess

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Pottery Heads, Roman Britain

The two pottery figures are unusual. Although dating to the Roman period, they definitely not obeying the rules of 'Classical' art. The two pottery figures are unusual. Although dating to the Roman period, they definitely not obeying the rules of 'Classical' art.

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Amati Violin

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Amati Violin

Made c.1566 by Andrea Amati, this is one of the oldest violins in the world. A rare survivor from the earliest period of violin making, it is of outstanding international historical interest.

Georgian Mantua dress

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Women's Court Mantua Dress, Georgian

Pale blue silk brocaded with silver thread and trimmed with silver lace.

Copper and Blue butterflies

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Drawer of butterflies, Copper, Large Blue Blue, Victorian

This is a drawer of specimens from the G.B. Routledge collection gathered from the late Victorian era to the 1920s. It includes species including the Adonis Blue, the Large Blue, the Small Copper and the Holly Blue, identified by labels.

Suffragette March

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Suffragette March Photograph, 1913

This still from a film reel captures the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies march from Carlisle to London on 18th June 1913.

Bayonet practice

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Photograph Bayonet Practice, WWI

This dramatic photograph captures bayonet practise by soldiers of the Lonsdale Battalion of the Border Regiment while training at Carlisle Racecourse.

Bedford Daisies, De Morgan Tile

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