Bottle, bowler, backet of eggs, kettle, cross,
and sheep's head.
205a: Left half of a stereo pair.
Bowler hats, basket of eggs, kettle, rope,
fruit, vegetables, a bird's nest?
205b: Right half of a different stereo pair.
Human skull, tiger's jaws, chain, swordfish, horses skull, donkey's head,
basket of eggs, doll's house, angel carving, teapot, cat's skull,
swan carving, bowler, antlers.
Great Petrifying Well,
A host of articles left in
the well to become covered with water scale, and so
"petrified". Most are unrecognizeable, but I think I have spotted
the list against each photo.
The top stereo photo (205a) is by J Siddon, 4 Clodeshall Road, Saltley,
Birmingham, "Agent for stereoscopes and stereoscopic views".
The lower stereo (205b) was kindly donated by Vance Nelson of Canada. The
resolution is good, and one of the objects looks like a sabre-tooth
tiger to me!
The postcard (205c), also donated by Vance Nelson, has rather poor
Another postcard (205d) seems to have several different objects from
Postcard (205e), photo by Percy Rowbotham, Matlock Bath
Miniature animals, vases, bottles, mug, doll, model yacht,
egg+eggcup, pipes, model aeroplane (monoplane c1930?),
human skulls, teapot, eggs in nest, eggs in bowls.
Cross, basket of fruit, doll, egg in cup, bowler hat,
swan, horse skull, windmill, teapot, jug, human skull,
sawfish rostrum, bottle.
Birdcage, chair, shopping basket, whelks, egg+eggcups, boot,
claypipes, teacup+saucer, birdsnest+eggs, Policeman's helmet,
man's effigy, whale's vertebrae.
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