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Constable's life preserver, made of rosewood, loaded c.1800.

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constable's staff
HMOS31
Anthropology

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

Place
South Yorkshire, England, UK, British Isles, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
made or collected:  Wickersley, South Yorkshire 
Date made
circa 1800
Additional date information
date made:  circa 1800 

Materials & techniques
wood; lead; cord
Additional material & technique information
material: wood (overall)
material: lead (overall)
material: cord (overall)
Measurements
overall: 240 mm x 56 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 240 mm x 56 mm
Inscriptions
inscription: exhibition label CONSTABLE'S STAFF, ROSEWOOD / LOADED. / c.1800. WICKERSLEY, YORKS. .
inscription: label Very Good / Specimen of / Life Preserver / [...] [...] .

Provenance
donor:  unknown  gift 1961-01-11


Related subjects
object name: constable's staffs
material: cord
material: lead
nightsticks
material: wood
wood

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