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Photograph album

The significance of this object lies in its history and the very fine nature of its carving. It would benefit from further details pertaining to the Prince of Wales’ tour...

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Stirrup spout pot

This is a stirrup spout pot and it comes from the north Coast of Peru. In 1865, when this item was donated to the museum, the accession register states that...

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Body armour

The coral islands of Kiribati (‘kee-ree-bass’) have limited natural resources but pandanus plants and coconut trees are plentiful and versatile. The coarse fibres from coconut husks provided the raw...

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Painting

Pata-chitras, or paintings on cloth, belong to a very old tradition in the north-east of India and they depict a number of themes; this one depicts a scene from the...

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Tunic

The coral islands of Kiribati (‘kee-ree-bass’) have limited natural resources but pandanus plants and coconut trees are plentiful and versatile. The coarse fibres from coconut husks provided the raw...

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Book

Dr. Paul Bevan, March 2013, Collection Review. This is another of John Bowring’s donations to the RAMM and carries a printed dedication to him from the book’s author, David Jerome MacGowan,...

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Chest armour

The chest armour, cuirass or do, is the main source of protection for the samurai. This do consists of the front and back plate (clamshell shaped or Hotoke-do) that are...

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Helmet

The coral islands of Kiribati (‘kee-ree-bass’) have limited natural resources but pandanus plants and coconut trees are plentiful and versatile. The coarse fibres from coconut husks provided the raw...

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Book

Donated to the museum in 1933 by Exeter-resident Lieutenant-Colonel R.J. Saumarez. Page 1: Utagawa Yoshitora (active c.1836 -1887) Date: 1863 Publisher: Maruya Tetsujiro (Enjudo publishing house) This depicts a scene at the court of...

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Mask

The mask is a later version of the Anang ekpo (Anang are closely related to Ibibio). The mask depicts an ancestor spirit, ekpo, in the form of a ram. The...

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