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School child with London bus

School child with London bus

Description:

This London bus was donated to the nursery from my sons collection .(Words of Beaula McCalla.)

Beaula McCalla is an Afrikan-Caribbean Briton, who traced her blood relatives: the Bubi people, of Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea, Africa.This school is on Bioko Island.

Equatorial Guinea was a former Spanish colony.

Date: 2002

Copyright: Copyright Beaula McCalla

Chiefs stool.

Chiefs stool

Description:

Chiefs stool.Made by the Yoruba people, Nigeria.

Creator: Yoruba

Date: unknown

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Brass funerary figure

Brass funerary figure

Description:

Brass funerary figure.

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:Ea7825

Chinese porcelain teapot.

Chinese teapot

Description:

Chinese porcelain teapot, c1805-1825. The teapot has a design of a British ship on each side, flying the British flag – the Union Jack. The ship is said to be the slave ship Minerva, owned by Richard Champion of Bristol.

Date: c1805-1825

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:G505

Teapot

Teapot

Description:

Teapot, C18.

Creator: BCC Museum

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:N5302

Chinese vase.

Chinese vase

Description:

Chinese vase.

Date: unknown

Copyright: Copyright BCC Museum

Object ID:n2626

Quilt

Quilt made by the Golden Agers Club

Description:

Quilt made by quilters at The Golden Agers Club, Easton, Bristol. This quilt uses a traditional American design called Log Cabin . The quilt is made up of blocks (or squares) and each one has a red square in the centre which represents the fire found in traditional American log cabins. The block (or square) has one light side and one darker side, which represents the light from the fire coming into the room. Blocks are then placed together to make the overall quilt design. The quilter tries to select the correct tones so that the design can be seen

Creator: Golden Agers Club

Date: 2003

Copyright: Copyright Golden Agers Club

Quilt

Quilt made by the Golden Agers Club

Description:

Quilt made by quilters at The Golden Agers Club, Easton, Bristol. This quilt uses a traditional American design called Hovering Hawks. Hawks, or old turkey buzzards, are commonly seen in the skies in south western America. The quilt is made up of blocks (or squares) and each one has the hovering hawk shape inside it, which looks similar to the bird in flight.The blocks are then placed together at different angles to make the overall quilt design. The quilter tries to contrast tone and pattern so that the design can be seen.

Creator: Golden Agers Club

Date: 2003

Copyright: Copyright Golden Agers Club

Quilt

Quilt made by the Golden Agers Club

Description:

Quilt made by quilters by The Golden Agers Club, Easton, Bristol. This quilt uses an adaptation of a traditional American design called Rail Fence, which is named after wooden fencing. The quilt is made up of blocks (or squares) and each one has the Rail Fence design inside it. The blocks (or squares) are then placed together at different angles to make the overall quilt design.

Creator: Golden Agers Club

Date: 2002

Copyright: Copyright Golden Agers Club

Quilt

Quilt made by the Golden Agers Club

Description:

Quilt made by quilters at The Golden Agers Club, Easton, Bristol. This quilt uses an adaptation of a traditional American design called Windmill . The quilt is made up of blocks (or squares) and each one has large and small triangular shapes inside it, which look like the sails of a windmill. The blocks (or squares) are then placed together at different angles to make the overall quilt design.The quilter tries to contrast tone and pattern so that the design can be seen.

Creator: Golden Agers Club

Date: 1999

Copyright: Copyright Golden Agers Club

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