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Harborough Museum

Religion and Belief

Sun Fire Office plaque, with the image of a sun in gold.

Historical Society

A revised set of rules from 1918, to be followed by employees of R & W H Symington & Co Ltd

R & WH Symington

An Anglo-Saxon brooch and necklace found at West Langton by Time Team in 2010. It is in the shape of a butterfly, golden and features intricate details with many curls and open spaces. There are beads surrounding it.

Local archaeology

Shoe lasts from Mr Falkner's workshop, in Harborough Museum

Falkners workshop

A photograph of 'She's Lost Her Liberty', which was used to advertise the Liberty Bodice

Liberty Bodice

A close-up photograph of some Symington's food packaging including an orange-flavour dessert mix and maple and walnut flavour table cream

Symington Food

A close-up image of the Lubenham stable door

Lubenham stable door

A sample of rubber buttons manufactured by The Harboro' Rubber Co Ltd

Harboro’ Rubber Co.

Brocade shoes of Papillion Hall.

Papillon Hall shoes

Dating from the early 17th century, a unique hoard of more than 200 toys was found behind a bricked-up stairwell in St. Dionysisus Church in the centre of Market Harborough. The toys include whip-tops, tip-cats, small balls and sap whistles.

Harborough Toys

Dating from the 15th century, the large oak twin-figured roof bosses are decorative carvings from the beams of St Dionysius’ Church in Market Harborough.

St Dionysius roof bosses

'The Golden Horse' written by K Wallis Coales. Harborough Museum has a number of works by K Coales

Kathleen Coales

An advert for Ernest Elliot 'Original Humour at the Piano, Original Sketches in Living Marionettes'

Ernest Elliott Marrionettes

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10am-6pm

Saturday

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Address: The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough, LE16 7LT (Car Park: LE16 7XA)

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