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Special constable's staff, VR 1848.

Label: White label printed in black ink, reading 'Constable's staff issued at Crosby Hall / for controlling the riots on / Easter Monday 1845. London.'

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constable's staff

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Additional names, titles, or classifications
common name:  special constable's staff, VR 1848
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  constable's staff

London, England, UK, British Isles, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
made or collected: Crosby Hall, London 
Date made
mid 19th century
Additional date information
date made:  mid 19th century 

Materials & techniques
wood; paint
Additional material & technique information
material: wood (overall)
material: paint (overall)
overall: 460 mm x 37 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 460 mm x 37 mm
inscription: side V R / 1848 .

vendor:  Inman, Mr  sale 1899-07

Related subjects
theme: War- and Peace-making
object name (Horniman Ethno.): constable's staffs
material: paint
material: wood

Record created 2000-01-22 by LNORRIS
Record last updated 2014-07-04 by FKERLOGUE