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COLLECTION: British Folk Art

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Teapot, Trade Sign

Papier mâché, gilt and paint, 1850-1900

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Butcher’s Shop Trade Sign

Papier-mâché, After 1900

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Prize Ram

Oil on canvas, About 1870

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Nine Angry Bulls

Oil on canvas, About 1830

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Windsor Chair

Ash, 1800 -1900

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Ditcher’s Shovel

Wood, leather and wrought iron, 1850-1900

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High Back Settle

Pine, Early 1800s

Thomas Wainwright

Bridge Foot, Castleford, Yorkshire

Oil on canvas, 1892

Alfred Wallis

Schooner Approaching Harbour

Oil on metal, 1930

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Military Patchwork

Patchwork, Between 1854 and 1876

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Model of a Butcher’s Shop

Painted wood, About 1900

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The Indefatigable

Oil on canvas, After 1796

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Swan Public House Sign

Wood, 1700-1750

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Reclining Sheep

Pottery, About 1850-1900

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West Country Comb-Back Windsor Armchair

Ash, Late 1700s or early 1800s

T.L Mourilyan R.N

A Terrible Shipwreck

Oil on canvas, 1870

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Carved spoon

Beech, About 1800

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Pony and Trap Whirligig

Wood with metal parts, About 1900

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A Morning’s Tally

Oil on canvas, 1836

G H Hepworth

The Cathedral, Old Church Steps

Oil on panel, 1852

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Pointer Dog Weathervane

Metal, 1850-1950

W H Ruggles

Greyhound

Oil on canvas, 1837

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Floating Goose Decoy

Pine, Probably 1900-1950

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Footstool

Pine and birch, 1800-1900

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Woolen Draper’s or Inn Sign (The Golden Fleece)

Copper and Gilt, 1850-1900

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Candleholder

Wood, painted, Mid 1800s

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The Fleet Offshore

Oil on panel, 1780-1790

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Nelson

Wool, silk and beads on canvas, About 1850

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Gunsmith or Armourer’s Shop Sign

Metal, After 1900

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Grater Trade Sign

Metal and wood

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Tradesmans Friendly Union

Oil on board, About 1828

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Scarborough

Oil on canvas, About 1850

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A Pair of Pigs

Oil on canvas, About 1850

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Seated Dog Weathervane

Iron, About 1880

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Sailor Whirligig

Wood with metal arms, painted, Early 1900s

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Man with Pipe Weathervane

Metal, 1800s

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Waiting Outside Number 12

Oil on canvas, About 1870

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Girl with Cherries

Oil on canvas, About 1820

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Dug-out Seat

Birch, 1800-1900

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Fairground Carousel Pig

Cast iron, Late 1800s

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Duck Shooting

Oil on canvas, About 1830

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Coffee Pot Trade Sign

Brass, 1850-1900

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Man with House Weathervane

Metal, 1800-1900

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Beechwood Settle

Beech wood, Early 1800s

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Fishmonger’s Trade Sign

Painted pine, 1900-1950

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Admiral Lord Exmouth

Ink, watercolour and gouache on paper, About 1815

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Screwdriver

Wrought iron, brass and beech, 1900-1950

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Lile Clog Shop Trade Sign

Painted wood and wrought iron, 1800s

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Ceremony at Gretna Green

Oil on canvas, 1907

Harrison

The Charing Cross Arms

Oil on canvas, 1819

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Tub

Wood and iron, About 1890

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Bargeware-style Painted Jug

Galvanized iron, 1925-1950

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Red Painted Pine Chest

Pine, Early 1700s

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Flax Breaker

Beech wood, 1850-1900

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Pair of Whistling Partridge Decoys

Tôle peinte (painted metal sheet), Between 1850-1900

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Coffee Shop Sign (coffee pot)

Brass, 1850-1900

Gunner Baldie

Sunbeam

Wool and silk, 1875-1880

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Padlock Trade Sign

Wood, copper and iron, 1800-1900

John Whitehead

Nell the Rat Hunter

Oil on canvas, 1852

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Green-Painted Solid Seat Turner’s Chair

Painted wood, About 1800s

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Master George

Oil on canvas, 1870

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Two Boxers

Earthenware, Staffordshire Pottery, England, About 1815

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Boxers

Watercolour and collage, About 1850

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Child’s Commode Chair

Wood, 1800-1850

George Smart

Old Man and Donkey

Collage on paper, 1833

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Family Group

Oil on canvas, About 1840

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Hand Weathervane

Pine, About 1900

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Basket Weaver’s Sign

Metal and stone, After 1900

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Soldier Whirligig

Polychrome pine and metal, Early 1900s

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Chestnut Roaster

Iron and wood, 1850-1900

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Three Sober Preachers

Oil on canvas, About 1860

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Lion Weathervane

Metal, 1900-1950

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Rifle Trade Sign

Tôle peinte (painted metal sheet) and wood, 1800-1900

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Kettle, Trade Sign

Metal, About 1900s

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4 Horn Beakers

Horn, 1800-1850

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The Kings Harms

Oil on canvas, About 1800

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Sheep-shearer’s Bench and Sheep Shears

Oak, pine and iron, 1850-1900

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Kirkdale Cave

Watercolour, About 1824

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Pincers

Ash, 1900-1950

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Bear Baiting

Oil on canvas, 1830s

James Booth Higginson

A Still Life with Cheese, Bread and Beer

Oil on canvas, 1870

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Lark Decoy

Wood and Mirrors, About 1800

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Tom Sayers, Prize Fighter

Oil on panel, About 1840

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Windsor Castle

Oil on canvas, About 1800-1900

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Daisy the Cow

Oil on canvas, About 1790

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Key Trade Sign

Painted wood and zinc, 1800-1900

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Canine Friends

Oil on canvas, About 1870

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The Cock Fight

Oil on canvas, About 1850

Isaac Nash

Rick Knife

Wrought iron and wood, About 1900

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HMS Serapis

Wool and silk on canvas, About 1850

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Skipton, Yorkshire

Oil on canvas, Early 1800s

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Ink Stamp Trade Sign

Wood and metal, 1900-1950

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Dog

Pottery, About 1850

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Policeman Whirligig

Wood, painted, Early 1800s

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Sheep with Tree

Pottery, 1850-1900