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English Civil War items including a soldier's jacket, montero hat and bandolier

Siege of Colchester

From weapons to warmth, learn about the daily lives of soldiers and everyday people during the English Civil War.

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This loan box contains:

  • 2 tallow candles in silver box
  • 3 musket balls in perspex box
  • 1 clay pipe in perspex box
  • 1 pottery mug

  • 9 photographs of buildings (in pocket on lid)
  • 9 photographs of key characters (in pocket on lid)
  • 1 montero hat
  • 1 soldier’s jacket

 

 

  • 1 bandolier
  • 2 pairs of knitted stockings
  • 1 girl’s sleeveless bodice
  • 1 girl’s bonnet

 

 

  • 2 tallow candles in silver box
  • 3 musket balls in perspex box
  • 1 clay pipe in perspex box
  • 1 pottery mug
  • 1 buckle (in pocket on lid)

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  • 9 photographs of buildings (in pocket on lid)
  • 9 photographs of key characters (in pocket on lid)
  • 1 montero hat
  • 1 soldier’s jacket
  • 1 bandolier
  • 2 pairs of knitted stockings
  • 1 girl’s sleeveless bodice
  • 1 girl’s bonnet

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