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Archaeology - The Aunt Sally From Shawell, Leics

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Julie Thomson
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Archaeology - The Aunt Sally from Shawell, Leics anthropomorphic Aunt Sally effigy; front view- Height: 2' 11". Extensive woodworm damage.
1/4 Glass plate negative

Negatives collection, Leicestershire record office

'Aunt Sally' is a traditional game that originated in 17th century England. The Aunt Sally model is attached to a stick and has a pipe placed in its mouth; the goal of the game is for the players throw sticks and knock the pipe off.
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