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Social History (TA5557)
Receipt for Mr.Braikenridge for Copper and Brass. Westcott Jasper.
Social History (TA5812)
Invitation to Mr.Braikenridge for Dinner at the Merchants Hall. The Sheriffs.
Social History (TA5824)
Invitation to Mr. Braikenridge to dine at The Merchants Hall; The Sheriffs.
Social History (TA8526)
Receipt from Mr. John Miller, Nurseryman, seedsman and florist. Braikenridge, G.W.
Social History (TD2676)
Sepia printed postcard of a pencil drawing, titled "Old Bristol Bridge" at right edge, in brown. A view of the 'old' Bristol Bridge, built 1247, demolished 1763. The drawing is, according to the title, part of the Braikenridge Bequest to Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. Series no. 41. White borders. Postally unused.
Fine Art (M960), View of the Avon with St Vincent's Rocks
a watercolour on paper, mounted
Social History (TD4845)
Corked metal water bottle/ flask. Painted reddish brown with gold 'flaming grenade' decoration at the front. Inscribed 'G.W.B' and 'Braikenridge'.
Social History (TD4863)
Grenadier Company coatee. Scarlet with blue facings. Collar, upright. On each front, two worked loops of blue silk, each with a small regimental button. Upper and front edges piped with white cloth. Cuffs, round, 3 inches wide. Piped at top with white cloth. Four blue silk worked loops in pairs on each cuff, each pair bearing a small gilded brass (silver on the front) regimental button. Cuff vent fastened with a small blue cloth- covered button with corresponding buttonhole. Back, plain. No tail pockets. At waist, on each tail, a horizontal three-pointed, false pocket flap piped with white cloth and bearing four crimson silk vertical worked loops in pairs, each with a large silver regimental button. On each tail, a pleat, let into which is a pocket. Half way down pleat, two large silver regimental buttons. Turnbacks of white cloth. Tail ornament of the following design: a silver wire embroidered grenade, with embroidered flames of red silk, silver wire and spangles. All upon a blue cloth ground. Two large silver regimental buttons at back centre waist. On each shoulder, a loop of scarlet cloth with small silver regimental button for attaching epaulettes (Td4845). Front double breasted. Ten large silver regimental buttons down each front in pairs of the following design: the arms and crest of the City of bristol, the shield being flanked by the letters BV. Lapels, blue with corresponding buttonholes. Two four buttonholes on each lapel have blue silk worked loops. Front, and lower edges piped with white cloth. Hook fastening at neck. Signs of wear; additions to the lining (at least once) at armpits (possibly for sweat problems). Unfinished hem.
Social History (TA5590)
Terms of the Misses Jukes' Boarding School for young Gentlemen under Ten Years of Age. Marlboro' House, Kingsdown.
Social History (TA5826)
G.W. Braikenridge Esq. Bristol/ Bought of John Miller/ NURSERYMAN, SHEDSMAN & FLORIST 1830'.
Fine Art (M922), A View of the Hot Well with St Vincent's Rocks and ye River near ye City of Bristol
Industrial and Maritime History (J4073), A Further Explanation of the Dam and Works proposed to be erected across the river Avon at Rownham Meads for the improvement of the harbour of Bristol
Industrial and Maritime History (J3982), Observations on the Present State of Bristol Floating Harbour. 1825 October 5th
describes proposed improvements to harbour, Bristol, 1825
Social History (TD4858.2)
Decorative military shoulder pad (1 of 2). Strap of scarlet cloth (so from a red coated regiment), faced with 2 inch silver lace. Edged with silver wire embroidery and bearing a gold wire embroidered grenade with gold spangle and crimson silk embroidered flames, all upon a blue cloth ground. Silver wire and spangle embroidered crescent lined with padded white silk. Two layers of silver bullion tassels 3.25 inches in length, below which, a fringe of twisted white worsted cord, approx. 2 inches in length.
Social History (TD4858.1)
Decorative military shoulder pad (1 of 2). Strap of scarlet cloth (so from a red coated regiment), faced with 2 inch silver lace. Edged with silver wire embroidery and bearing a gold wire embroidered grenade with gold spangle and crimson silk embroidered flames, all upon a blue cloth ground. Silver wire and spangle embroidered crescent lined with padded white silk. Two layers of silver bullion tassels 3.25 inches in length, below which, a fringe of twisted white worsted cord, approx. 2 inches in length. Manufactured by: PITTER & FOX, LACEMEN, BEDFORD STREET, COVENT GARDEN', according to the label inside, which features a triple crowns logo.
Social History (TD4856)
Military shoulder belt and shoulder belt plate. Buff leather. Belt is painted white. On the inside of the belt is inscribed; 'G.W.B. 6A COMP. BRISTOL VOL-R REG'. Shoulder belt plate is oval, gilt metal. It bears the City of Bristol Coat of Arms with crest, supporters and motto. Below all, the letters: BV (Bristol Volunteers). Hook and stud fitting at back.
Social History (TA5581)
Flyer for Robert Taylor, 'Flue and smoak jack cleaner' on green paper (fixed into album).
Fine Art (M2515), Old Houses on West Side, Marsh Street [showing The Fortune of War Public House]
a black and white drawing on paper, mounted
Fine Art (M730), A View of the Hotwell
a black and white print on paper, showing: a view of the Avon Gorge, looking towards Bristol; on the extreme left just below St Vincent's Rocks is a lime kiln, and further along the same bank is the pump room of the Hotwell spa
Fine Art (M1569), Thomas Connolly Cowan, of Bethesda Chapel, Bristol
a black and white print, with engraved lettering, on paper, showing: a portrait of Thomas Connolly Cowan (1776-1856), the Irish-born dissenting minister of Bethesda Chapel, Great George Street, Bristol, later the Guinea Street Chapel, and also of St Thomas Church
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