Iron and Metal Trades

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Snuff Box

This silver box is engraved with a bright-cut decoration, similar in design to several Samuel Pemberton toothpick… read more »

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Snuff Box

Inside view of Tortoiseshell snuff box, which is particularly suitable for piqué work (inlaid gold) with its… read more »

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The A.V. Suvorov Medal

Image: Count Alexander Suvarow, Liberator of Italy. 1799. Designed by Conrad Heinrich Kuchler. Image from: Birmingham Assay Office (25)… read more »

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The Cyclops: Addressed to the Birmingham Artisans, Anonymous

Image: Ironfounder, The Book of Trades or Library of Useful Arts, Part II, third edition (London Tabart and Co,… read more »

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Toothpick box

The hidden hinge and decorative features are typical of neo-classical designs.

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Vinaigrette

The image of a hare hiding in reeds derives from a hunting scene in a vignette produced… read more »

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Vinaigrette

This image shows the inside of the vinaigrette. The outside shows an image of a hare hiding… read more »

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Vinaigrette

This image shows the intricate inside of a vinaigrette based on the design of a watch case.

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W. Standley, Spur Manufacturer, Walsall

The New Illustrated Directory Entitled Men and Things of Modern England, 1858

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William Spurrier, Electro Silver Plate Manufacturer, Birmingham

Image: William Spurrier, Electro Silver Plate Manufacturer, Birmingham Image from: The New Illustrated Directory Entitled Men and Things of… read more »

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William Spurrier, Electro Steel Plate Manufacturer, Birmingham

Image from: The New Illustrated Directory Entitled Men and Things of Modern England, 1858 ELECTRO-PLATING The process of… read more »

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