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Wooden police constable's truncheon, unpainted, with slightly convex rringed grip and slightly tapering shaft. Accompanied by old Horniman Museum black exhibition label with handwritten white text, reading 'CONSTABLE'S STAFF, / EARLY TYPE, LONDON.'

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constable's staff
30.294
Anthropology

1 item (description level: whole)
Additional names, titles, or classifications
object name:  constable's staff

Place
London, England, UK, British Isles, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
made or collected:  London 

Materials & techniques
wood
Additional material & technique information
material: wood (overall)
Measurements
overall: 465 mm x 36 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 465 mm x 36 mm

Provenance
donor:  Addiman, W.C., Mr  gift 1930


Related subjects
theme: War- and Peace-making
object name: constable's staffs
material: wood

Record created 2005-02-07 by EHERDMAN
Record last updated 2014-07-04 by FKERLOGUE