Curios

Small household items valued as curiosities or rarities, particularly articles of this kind from China, Japan, and elsewhere in the Far East.

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Date: 1952 Ref: Curios-035-015 Description: Printing blocks include: Sheets of prints include: Quantity: 3 b&w art print(s). 5 printing blocks. Physical Description: Block prints and lead mounted...
Date: 1952 Ref: Curios-035-014 Description: Printing blocks include: Original bookplate made in 1935 Sheets of prints include: Quantity: 2 b&w art print(s). 5 printing blocks. Physical Description: B...
Date: 1952 Ref: Curios-035-013 Description: Printing blocks include: Sheets of prints include: Bottom tray, located in Box 7 Quantity: 3 b&w art print(s). 5 printing blocks. Physical Description: B...
Date: 1904 From: Hughes, Helen Hannah, 1929- : Photographs relating to Rigg and Hughes families Ref: Curios-053 Description: Wooden box originally made to enclose 50 photographic glass plate negatives. Constructed from different unidentified timbers, with hinged lid, secured by bra...
Date: 1941 By: Scrimgeour, Colin Graham, 1903-1987; Hartley, Margaret Joan, active 1987-2001 Ref: Curios-030-057 Description: The microphone stand was part of the original microphone on which Colin Scrimgeour presented many of his "Friendly Road" broadcasts at 1ZB, from 1935 or 1936...
Date: 1910 - 1912 By: Kinsey, Joseph James (Sir), 1852-1936 Ref: Curios-028-003 Description: A wooden case with outer green canvas cover with British Antarctic Expedition, 1910, Burroughs Wellcome & Co, London, printed on the front. A strap for secu...
Ref: Curios-001-002 Description: A large iron nail, slightly bent, with a large head. According to the accompanying note, 'House was originally in the Te Arai Valley - removed to Manutuke; r...
By: Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918 Ref: Curios-001-004 Description: Six items of early Hawaiian paper money, printed onto small card squares. The denominations are 3 keneta (showing a beehive)l, 1/16th haupami (showing a bal...
Date: 1914 - 1918 By: Thoms, Nathaniel William Benjamin Butler, 1880- Ref: Curios-024-b-012 Description: A one-franc note printed at Boulogne-sur-Mer in 1914 during the First World War. A 50 centimes note printed at Rouen in 1917. Accompanied by a letter from th...
By: Ferguson, William Dubois, 1891-1959 Ref: Curios-028-042 Description: Two palm leaf books, both blank. Possibly replicas made for missionaries See also Curios-007-006, Curios-007-007, Curios-032-015 Inscriptions: Paper label ...
Date: 1963 By: Luxford, Nola, 1895-1994 Ref: Curios-029-035 Description: Silver bowl presented to Mrs Dolberg. Inscriptions: [Title] Quantity: 1 curio(s). Physical Description: Silver bowl with base, diameter 203 mm, height 94 ...
By: York Herald of Arms; New Zealand. National Film Unit Ref: Curios-025-001 Description: A depiction of a globe, with Cook's tracks marked in red, showing the Pacific, with a star above and below, against a blue shield. Below the shield are the ...
By: Pavitt, Richard, active 1930s-1990s Ref: Curios-033-021 Description: Mother of pearl encrusted handle with gold inlaid black metal at tip; pommel with incised chrysanthemum pattern; scabbard of wood and metal with inlaid gold ...
Date: 1916 - 1918 By: Moule, John, 1878-1958 Ref: Curios-005-034 Description: Pale blue lace-bordered cushion has an appliqued lace panel pocket showing text, the British coat of arms, and a wreath of red flowers. Quantity: 1 curio(s)...
Date: 1860 - 1920 By: R & L (Firm); Kinsey, Joseph James (Sir), 1852-1936 Ref: Curios-028-053 Description: Head and shoulders of English Admiral and hero of the Battle of Trafalgar, Lord Nelson Inscriptions: Back area of figure: maker's incision "R & L" and "Nels...
Date: 1843 By: Davis, (Mr), active 1843; Ward, Henry, active 1830-1840s Ref: Curios-005-035 Description: Includes: Medal showing on one side and exterior view of Canterbury Cathedral with the northwest new tower; and on the other an interior view of the choir of...
Date: 1928 By: Pedersen, Doris Taur, 1907-2001 Ref: Curios-001-026 Description: A piece of brick assumed to have come from the main administrative block completed in 1928. However, the brick may have come from a different part of the hos...
Date: 1945 By: Bastian Brothers Company (Rochester, N.Y.) Ref: Curios-021-017 Description: Circular enamel and metal badge shows the globe and wreath of the United Nations logo. Quantity: 1 curio(s). Physical Description: Metal and enamel badge, ...
Date: 1916 - 1918 Ref: Curios-024-b-002 Description: 1. Red Cross brassard (armband bearing the Red Cross). 2. Three fabric badges, one circular with a red cross,one wwith a buttonhole embroidered in red with 1...
Date: 1910 - 1913 By: Kinsey, Joseph James (Sir), 1852-1936 Ref: Curios-028-040 Description: Two stemmed wine glasses etched with a circular design, the words National Antarctic Expedition S Y 'Morning' around the edge of the design. The centre shows...