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Etched glass (to be completed)

Museum Library Archive

Description

Large pane of glass from the shop front of Pesci Bros., Ripple Road, Barking. The lower half of the glass is etched with an underwater, fish scene.
Gioachino Pesci (b1895) moved from Bardi, Parma, Italy to Merthyr Tydfil in 1912, and opened a Pesci f…

Object number

LDVAL 2008.11.1

1302

Sestrel ashtray

Museum Library Archive

Description

Brass ashtray made by Henry Browne & Son Ltd, who founded the Sestrel company. Henry Browne and Son Ltd, of Barking, were specialists in the manufacture of navigational instruments. Henry Browne was born in Lewis, Sussex in 1842 and died in Barking i…

Object number

LDVAL 2007.41.1

Creator

Henry Browne & Son Ltd

1287

Avery weighing scales

Museum Library Archive

Description

Set of Avery weighing scales used to weigh sweets. From Franklin's Sweet Shop, High Road, Chadwell Heath (opposite the Baptist Church). The shop was owned by Stella Franklin. The scales must have been kept opposite the shop counter as they have an ad…

Object number

LDVAL 2007.35.1

Creator

Avery LTD

1222

H.F. Van bottle

Museum Library Archive

Description

Pale green glass bottle used to contain carbonated drinks made by H.F. Van of Barking. The bottle is made by T. Turner & Co. of Dewsbury.
In 1876 H. F. Van opened a coffee-shop in Heath Street, Barking, and began making his own mineral waters. This s…

Object number

LDVAL 2007.25.2

895

Sestrel compass

Museum Library Archive

Description

Sestrel nautical ships compass. Made by Henry Browne and Son Ltd, of Barking, who made aviation and nautical compasses, clocks and dials. The company made compasses form, notably, Spitfires, Tigermoths and Concord. Henry Browne was born in Lewis, Sus…

Object number

LDVAL 2006.9.1

Creator

Henry Browne & Son Ltd

561

Lampshade

Museum Library Archive

Description

Frosted glass lampshade which is an original fitting from 500 Becontree Avenue, Dagenham. Known to pre-date 1937.

Object number

LDVAL 2005.9.1

Creator

Unknown

496

May & Baker medicine Bottle

Museum Library Archive

Description

May & Baker ?Tixylix? children's cough linctus. 60ml. Free Medicinal Sample. Bears May & Baker trade mark. Boxed. Empty.

Object number

LDVAL 2004.31.1

Creator

May & Baker Ltd

186

May & Baker medicine Bottle

Museum Library Archive

Description

May & Baker "Rovamycin" granules. Spiramycin oral syrup. Use by date 1967. 125mg. With plastic spoon. Bears May & Baker trade mark. Boxed. Empty.

Object number

LDVAL 2004.31.2

Creator

May & Baker Ltd

187

May & Baker medicine Bottle

Museum Library Archive

Description

May & Baker "Vallergan" Trimeprazine Tartrate syrup. 7.5 mg in 3.6ml. 125ml. Marked poison. Bears May & Baker trade mark. Boxed. Empty.

Object number

LDVAL 2004.31.3

Creator

May & Baker Ltd

188

Soda Syphon

Museum Library Archive

Description

Large glass soda syphon with red and cream plastic toper. Belonged to Trevor Penn Deane who was a policeman at Ilford Police Station, and who lived in Becontree Avenue, Dagenham

Object number

LDVAL 2004.19.2

160

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