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February

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Image of Lid of the priest’s box, featuring an illustration of the King’s Arms. (REDMG: 1998.1.34) - Click here to view this item

In the tumultuous years of the French Revolution, thousands of clergymen fled France to avoid persecution and death. Our object of the month – a fine penwork pine or plane box – was made by one such religious émigré who ended up in Reading.


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