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Archaeology - The Aunt Sally From Shawell, Leics
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Archaeology - The Aunt Sally From Shawell, Leics

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Archaeology - The Aunt Sally From Shawell, Leics
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Archaeology - The Aunt Sally from Shawell, Leics
anthropomorphic Aunt Sally effigy; side view- Height: 2' 11".
Extensive woodworm damage.
1/4 Glass plate negative
Jan-64
GP1318

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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GP1318
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