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Collectors' Corner

Baxter needle box is a reminder of bygone days

March 23 2019

‘Baxter Patentee’ is often seen on needle-box prints produced by George Baxter (1804-1867), a Victorian entrepreneur who recognised that sewing machine manufacturers might like to spruce up the large quantities of needle boxes produced for their machines.

Collectors' Corner

Doncaster Gold Cup is on a winning streak

February 23 2019

While awaiting your cuppa in the McManus, glance at the glazed display case lining the café and the shimmering presence of a museum treasure – the silver-gilt Doncaster Gold Cup, made for one of the oldest horse races in Britain.

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