Bargain Hunters at The Glen

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The auctioneers charged 1 shilling (5p) for admission by catalogue in an attempt to discourage curious sensation seekers, but this proved to be no deterrent. Souvenir hunters jostled with dealers to buy items of interest on sale at The Glen. Paintings, furniture, books, china and silver all went under the hammer at knock-down prices.

Written by Mike Holgate


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Technical Information (Metadata)
Title Value
Description:  
Written by Mike Holgate
Organisation Torbay Library Services
Website
Contributor   Mike Holgate  
Item  
Identifier ref 1032
Creator   Keyse, Emma AW  
Date   c1870  
Format   watercolour painting; 180 mm x 240 mm  
Coverage   Devon. Torbay. Babbicombe  
Source   Torre Abbey  
Subject   Lee. Personal Effects  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Torre Abbey  
Rights   Torre Abbey Museum  
Keywords Victim Painting