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Terra Cotta Wyvern, late nineteenth century
 
   
Terra Cotta Wyvern, late nineteenth century
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Brief Description: A colour photograph of a roof finial in Highgrove Street
Subject Date: 1980 - 1985
Creator: Jim Harold
 
Full Description: The animal represented here is probably a wyvern - an armless dragon. Unnoticed by most people people who pass by on the pavement below this beautifully crafted finial is typical of the work produced by brickmakers such as Colliers.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Highgrove Street, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 19.4cm, Width: 24.5cm
Subject: architecture
Content Type: photograph
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : nof001
Unique ID: rm-rm-nof001~s0406038-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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