Post-Medieval

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
16th century

Up to six boys could compete against each other on this gaming board found carved into one of... [Read more...]

Museum of Cambridge
c. 1800

Eleanor Coulson made the earliest sampler in this group when she was 13 years old. It includes a... [Read more...]

Museum of Cambridge
c. 1830

Eleanor Grey used many more colours in this sampler compared to that of her mother’s. Cross-... [Read more...]

Museum of Cambridge
c. 1850

This sampler was made by Eleanor M.S. when she was around 10 years old. She used thread coloured... [Read more...]

Museum of Cambridge
c. 1790

Baby walkers like this one were used from as early as the fifteenth century until the nineteenth... [Read more...]

Cambridgeshire Archives
1837

Baby walkers like the one above were used to help a child learn to walk and to protect it from... [Read more...]

University of Cambridge Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
15th - 17th century

Clay whistles were considered novelties or toys rather than serious musical instruments. Those... [Read more...]

University of Cambridge Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
15th - 17th century

Clay whistles were considered novelties or toys rather than serious musical instruments. Those... [Read more...]

University of Cambridge Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
15th - 17th century

Clay whistles were considered novelties or toys rather than serious musical instruments.

Cambridgeshire Archives
11th May 1764

Apprenticeship Indenture for Amey Basin. At ten years old she was apprenticed to Thomas Wayman... [Read more...]

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