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Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Christmas card

Christmas card printed with a sepia photograph of Haytor Rocks, Dartmoor, with a printed verse and a picture of two ponies, sent from the Lynches, printed in the United Kingdom, c.1920-1950

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Reference shot

Reference shot
Windsor armchair with a high-back double-bow and fleur-de-lys motif in the pierced central splat, made from beech, cherry and willow, with an elm seat

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Victorian tea cosy in beadwork

Victorian tea cosy in beadwork

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Front Room, Islington High Street

Front Room, Islington High Street, oil on canvas, in a plain gold painted frame, by Frank Stanton, signed and dated 1968. Date: 1968

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Gateleg table

Gateleg table
Mahogany drop-leaf dining table on a gateleg frame with six legs, made in England c.1780. Date: c.1780

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Table

Table
Oval oak gateleg table made from oak, elm and red deal, with two hinged leaves on a joined frame, and a drawer at one end, made in England c.1675-1700. Date: c.1685-1700

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Poker, detail

Poker, detail
Cast polished steel fire poker with a twisted brass handle and a floral finial, part of a set of fire tools including tongs and a shovel

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Fire shovel, reverse

Fire shovel, reverse
Cast polished steel fire shovel with a decorative brass handle, a floral finial and a bell-shaped blade with a pierced flower motif, part of a set of fire tools including tongs and a poker

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Rushlight and candle holder

Rushlight and candle holder
Iron rushlight and candle holder with a wooden base, made in Ireland, 1700-1800. Date: 1700-1800

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Coal vase

Coal vase
Japanned coal vase made from lacquered tin plate with gilding and painted floral decoration on the lid, cast iron claw feet and iron lion mask handles, with a removable tin-plate liner

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Tinder box

Tinder box
Canister tinder box made from sheet iron, with a tube candle socket and a ring carrying handle, made in England c.1750-1775. Date: c.1750-1775

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Fire dog

Fire dog
One of a pair of wrought iron fire dogs with turned brass finials, arched legs and tapered uprights, decorated with raised decoration of Xs and carved feather motifs

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Portrait of Oliver Cromwell

Portrait of Oliver Cromwell, oil on canvas by an unknown artist after Robert Walker, c.1640. Date: c.1640

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Poker

Poker
Cast polished steel fire poker with a twisted brass handle and a floral finial, part of a set of fire tools including tongs and a shovel

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Fire dogs

Fire dogs
One of a pair of wrought iron fire dogs with turned brass finials, arched legs and tapered uprights, decorated with raised decoration of Xs and carved feather motifs

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Pewter plate

Pewter plate
Large pewter plate with a reeded edge, marked with the initials FHM and various hallmarks, made in England before 1735. Date: pre 1735

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Love and Opportunity

Love and Opportunity, a domestic interior with two men and a woman at a table, engraving, published by Robert Sayer, September 1768. Date: 09/1768

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Ladderback chair

Ladderback chair
Chestnut ladderback chair with oak and birch stretchers, carved shell decoration on the top rail and a rush seat, possibly made in France c.1800-1900. Date: 1800-1900

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Sofa

Sofa
Mahogany sofa carved with scrolls and an anthemion cresting, upholstered in modern red damask, made in England c.1830. Date: c.1830

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Cookery book

Cookery book
Manuscript recipe book in original calf covers, 90 pages and index, with an ownership inscription for Ann Dawson, dated 1724. Date: 1724

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Vases

Vases
One of two clear glass vases with a spreading foot and a long slim stem rising to a pinched neck opening with a serpentine three lobed rim. The glass has twisted ridges and dates from c.1870-1910

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: The Unfortunate Discovery - hand-coloured mezzotint

The Unfortunate Discovery - hand-coloured mezzotint
The Unfortunate Discovery, hand-coloured mezzotint, printed for and sold by Carington Bowles after John Collet, published 24 July 1777. Date: 24/06/1777

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Christmas tree decoration

Christmas tree decoration
Small aeroplane ornament with a clear glass body covered in pale blue fibre secured with wire, metal wheels, and two sets of wings made from plant fibre

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Christmas postcard, reverse

Christmas postcard, reverse
Christmas postcard printed with a design of four red-breasted birds in a pine tree, sent to Mrs Dick and Miss Hudson from Jugederd Gedulof, manufactured in Sweden and postmarked 22 December 1947

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Best wishes card

Best wishes card printed with a photographic image of a bunch of red, pink and yellow roses in front of a yellow curtain, with a pale green toy car, sent to Mrs Dick and Mrs Hudson from H G Long

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: The Complete Practical Cook

The Complete Practical Cook
Book, The Complete Practical Cook; Or, A New System Of the Whole Art and Mystery of Cookery, by Charles Carter, London: printed for W. Meadows, in Cornhill; C

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Delftware plate

Delftware plate
Tin-glazed earthenware plate with a scallop border painted in blue with a central design of a seated figure in a landscape, made in the Netherlands c.1760-1770. Date: c.1760-1770

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Plate

Plate
Tin-glazed earthenware plate painted in a blue floral design with a foliate border, made in London c.1785. Date: c.1785

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Plate

Plate
Tin-glazed earthenware plate painted in blue with a central floral stem and an interlocking border, made in either Bristol or London c.1740. Date: c.1740

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Hidden Treasure Crackers

Hidden Treasure Crackers
Green cardboard cracker box with a desert island scene printed on paper on the lid, labelled Hidden Treasure Crackers, originally containing an assortment of hats, caps, good snaps and mottoes

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Christmas tree

Christmas tree
Artificial Christmas tree made from wood with a cream painted base, its branches adorned with red berries, icicles and metal candle holders, thought to date c.1930-1940. Date: 1930-1940

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration
Artificial mistletoe Christmas decoration with white plastic berries, tied with a red ribbon, manufactured c.1930-1950. Date: 1930-1950

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Christmas wrapping paper

Christmas wrapping paper
Three sheets of Christmas wrapping paper printed with a design of silver fir trees, stagecoaches with four horses and a hotel on a salmon pink ground, manufactured by Perkins Paper Products Ltd

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Game Tag

Game Tag
Oval card for the game Dressing the Dandy, made from white cardboard printed with a figure of a dandy man wearing a monocle and smoking a cigarette

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Fender

Fender
Brass fender with rounded corners, pierced metal fretwork and reeded bun feet, thought to have been manufactured in c.1800. Date: c.1800

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Variety saucer

Variety saucer
Glazed porcelain saucer decorated with the Variety pattern, a transfer-printed blue design including geometric motifs, fans and a bamboo design

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Christams card

Christams card
Christmas postcard made from cream card with a torn edge border, printed in black with a message from Dr and Mrs A. M. Watts of Broadstairs, dated 1943. Date: 1943

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Variety tray

Variety tray
Glazed porcelain diamond-shaped tray decorated with the Variety pattern, a transfer-printed blue design including geometric motifs, fans and bamboo

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Variety tea cup and saucer

Variety tea cup and saucer
Glazed porcelain tea cup decorated with the Variety pattern, a transfer-printed blue design including geometric motifs, fans and bamboo, part of a tea set manufactured by Royal Worcester in 1876

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Variety tray, underside

Variety tray, underside
Glazed porcelain diamond-shaped tray decorated with the Variety pattern, a transfer-printed blue design including geometric motifs, fans and bamboo

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Variety tea cup, underside

Variety tea cup, underside
Glazed porcelain tea cup decorated with the Variety pattern, a transfer-printed blue design including geometric motifs, fans and bamboo, part of a tea set manufactured by Royal Worcester in 1876

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Variety tea cup

Variety tea cup
Glazed porcelain tea cup decorated with the Variety pattern, a transfer-printed blue design including geometric motifs, fans and bamboo, part of a tea set manufactured by Royal Worcester in 1876

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Variety milk jug

Variety milk jug
Glazed porcelain milk jug decorated with the Variety pattern, a transfer-printed blue design including geometric motifs, fans and bamboo, part of a tea set manufactured by Royal Worcester in 1876

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Variety sugar bowl, underside

Variety sugar bowl, underside
Glazed porcelain sugar bowl and lid decorated with the Variety pattern, a transfer-printed blue design including geometric motifs, fans and bamboo

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Variety sugar bowl and lid

Variety sugar bowl and lid
Glazed porcelain sugar bowl and lid decorated with the Variety pattern, a transfer-printed blue design including geometric motifs, fans and bamboo

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Variety teapot, underside

Variety teapot, underside
Glazed porcelain teapot and lid decorated with the Variety pattern, a transfer-printed blue design including geometric motifs, fans and bamboo

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Variety teapot and lid

Variety teapot and lid
Glazed porcelain teapot and lid decorated with the Variety pattern, a transfer-printed blue design including geometric motifs, fans and bamboo

Background imageGeffrye Museum Collection: Variety milk jug, underside

Variety milk jug, underside
Glazed porcelain milk jug decorated with the Variety pattern, a transfer-printed blue design including geometric motifs, fans and bamboo, part of a tea set manufactured by Royal Worcester in 1876



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