carved owl

A bit about your wonder

This owl was made by Charles Humphriss, who lived and worked in Warwick from 1835 to 1927.

Lime

"So you decided to make an owl, eh?"

"Well done."

"This very soft wood is easy to sculpt into detailed and interesting shapes."

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jet ring

Did you know? This Victorian jet jewellery comes from coal - and coal comes from the fossils of dead plants and trees that lived millions of years ago. [more]

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