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Tiled Panel

1937 This is a tiled wall panel consisting of 72 painted ceramic tiles. The panel depicts grape pickers carrying in the grape harvest, in baskets held behind their heads. The tiled panel was designed in 1937 by William Rowe, who worked as a ceramic designer fo

Melancholy Negro

1936 This oil painting by Glyn Philpot shows a man in red underpants sitting on a block against a greenish background with a blue strip to the left. His head and eyes appear downcast. Exhibited: London, Royal Academy, 1937, no. 434. London, Redfern Gallery, 19

A.R.P. Home Storage of Food Supplies

1939-1945 This booklet was printed by Barclay & Fry Ltd. in London and issued by 'The Canned Foods Advisory Bureau'. It provides guidance on the home storage of food supplies, including what to buy and how to use it. As detailed on the back cover of the booklet, th

Photographic Print

1935/01/00 This is a photographic print of the rear wall of Hayllar's Cottages, Brighton. It is a view north from the south side of the site. This photographic print was commissioned by the local Environmental Health department. It forms part of a visual record of a

Photographic Print

1935/01/00 This is a photographic print of Hayllar's Cottages, Brighton. It is a view east, showing the street entrance at the end of the courtyard. A small girl can be seen standing by the houses on the left of the photograph. This print was commissioned by the loc

Photographic Print

17 November 1883 This photographic print is a copy of an original engraving. It is a cartoon of Magnus Volk pushing a carriage, titled 'Perseverence'. The image was originally published in the Brightonian periodical. Magnus Volk was a famous local inventor, 1851 - 1937. V

Shield

19th Century This is a circular shield made of hide and painted black. The front is covered with a gilt floral decoration. There are four brass bosses edged in gilt positioned around a gilt circle. Two handles and a padded fabric square are attached to the reverse. Th

Photographic Print

unknown This photographic print was made by the Borough Surveyor's department. It shows Brighton Municipal Market in Circus Street. The company names T. Roll, W. Grant Currie Ltd and Goodhew are visible. This market was built in 1937 following a clearance of the

Head Carving

This is a carved wooden head used for decorating baskets and breast ornaments. A vegetable fibre cord and wooden toggle have been attached to the head. The head was created by a Naga maker in India or Burma in the late 19th or early 20th century. It was d

Head Carving

Late 19th Century This is a carved wooden head used for decorating baskets and breast ornaments. The wood has been stained red and black paint marks represent tattoos. Long, red woollen tassels and coloured beads have been attached to the ears. The head was created by a Na

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