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Hanoverian Medal

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Hanoverian Medal, Georgian

This Hanoverian medal depicts Jacobite rebels being hanged after the defeat of the 1745 rebellion. This vivid imagery of men swinging from roped nooses sends a powerful message.

Scottish basket-hilted claymore sword

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Jacobite Sword

Scottish basket hilted claymore sword left behind by retreating Jacobite forces in 1745. The claymore was the favoured weapon of Scottish highland clansmen. It was used in combination with the targe (spiked shield) and dirk (dagger) at close range in a tactic known as the highland charge.

Souvenir jug, Queen Victoria

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Souvenir jug , Victorian

This jug commemorates Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee which was celebrated across the British Empire on the 20th and 21st of June 1887.