Circus Automaton

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Date:1988

Description:This automaton was designed and made by Suffolk-based toymaker, Ron Fuller (born 1937). It was commissioned as a donation box for the Stafford Art Gallery, and is now at the Shire Hall Gallery in Stafford.


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1740s
Long Case Clock
Long Case Clock

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1780s
Long Case Clock
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1820s
Self portrait of the artist in a brown study
Self portrait of the artist in a brown study

Oil painting. A self portrait by John Prescott Knight, R.A. (1803-1881). He was ...

1870s
Elizabethan House, Gaolgate, Stafford
Elizabethan House, Gaolgate, Stafford

Oil painting on canvas by an unknown artist. The Elizabethan House was built on ...

1980s
The Bank Manager Automaton
The Bank Manager Automaton

Carved wooden collecting box for donations: 'The Bank Manager' on a square, wheeled, ...

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Donor ref:G90.001.0001 (83/15845)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service - Art Collection

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