Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance
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Social History & Decorative Arts

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Stone Bowl

Stone bowl square with projection at each corner and circular inside section

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Pot, Earthenware

Earthenware pot with burnished exterior, round bottomed, chip in rim. Possibly ethnographical.

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Earthenware Ewer

Earthenware ewer with two handles. Impressed pattern around middle of body. Foot-ring base. Rim missing. Possibly of continental origin. Surface encrusted with acorn barnacles and keeled worms.

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Plan of Chysauster

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Urn Handle

Cylindrical horizontal handle from urn of Trevisker style, surfaces of handle decorated with zig-zag impressions of plaited cord

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Urn Handle

Cylindrical horizontal handle from urn of Trevisker style, surfaces of handle decorated with zig-zag impressions of plaited cord, from same urn as record PEZPH : 1990.1908

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Late Bronze Age Bucket Pot Urn

Late bronze age bucket pot urn with straight sides and twisted rope decorated at top. Found at Towednack.

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Granite Corbel

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Axe

Greenstone axe hammer, Bronze Age. Oblong stone with two butt ends and a hole for the shaft, circa 2000-1500 BC.

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World Colombian Exposition

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Miss Hunter 1938

Miss Hunter 1938, by Blanche Powell.

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Autograph Book

Autograph book with black cover and gold embossed writing. Contains two sketches of Egyptian scenes by Harold Harvey.

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Distant Voices, Slight Echo. Coolness, Stillness. Geevor Stope, June 2007.

Depiction of miners working within Geevor Tin Mine.

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Quartz

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Granite

Granite contains quartz in the shape of a cross. There does not appear to be a hole in which the quartz has been placed, therefore, it seems to be naturally like that.

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Oak Tree, Part

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Common Sandpiper

Common sandpiper

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Common Sandpiper

Common sandpiper

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