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view 2008bt4140 jpg s Unknown CER Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) 37 glass 'trade' beads, made in Italy (Venice) or Bohemia, 19th century, for European trade in... The accessions register notes that the beads were 'made for the African and Indian trades'. These beads were given to the Museum of Practical Geology, located at Jermyn Street, London. The... 1580 2014-08-29T19:25:42.000Z 2014-08-29T19:25:42.000Z 45.438251 In Storage 12.31849 Glass Glass, white, single-coloured and variegated 4555:3-1901 455531901 O126000 Beads 37 'trade' beads of white, single coloured and variegated glass Venice 2008BT4140 These beads are of the kind known as 'trade', 'aggry' or, sometimes, 'slave' beads. They are... 3 beads-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1900 1800 view
view 2008bt4141 jpg s Unknown CER Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) 38 glass 'trade' beads, made in Italy (Venice) or Bohemia, 19th century, for European trade in... The accessions register notes that the beads were 'made for the African and Indian trades'. These beads were given to the Museum of Practical Geology, located at Jermyn Street, London. The... 1623 2014-08-29T19:25:53.000Z 2014-08-29T19:25:53.000Z 45.438251 In Storage 12.31849 Glass Glass, white, single-coloured and variegated 4555:2-1901 455521901 O125999 Beads 38 'trade' beads of white, single coloured and variegated glass. Venice 2008BT4141 These beads are of the kind known as ‘trade’, ‘aggry’ or, sometimes, ‘slave’ beads. They are... 3 beads-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1900 1800 view
view 2008bt4175 jpg s Unknown CER 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) 24 carnelian 'trade' beads, made in Germany (Idar-Oberstein), 19th century, for European trade in... The accessions register notes that the beads were made 'for use in the African slave trade'. The donor of these beads was Moses Lewin Levin, a London bead merchant whose import-export... 1625 2014-08-29T19:25:54.000Z 2014-08-29T19:25:54.000Z 50.360795 In Storage 7.592795 carnelian Carnelian 1041-1904 10411904 O126001 Beads 24 beads in smooth geometric shapes, made of highly-polished carnelian. Five are spherical, six... Idar-Oberstein 2008BT4175 These beads are of the kind known as 'trade', 'aggry' or, sometimes, 'slave' beads. They are... 3 beads-unknown 2014-07-08T00:00:00.000Z 1900 1800 view
view 2008bt4177 jpg s Unknown Beads featured in V&A web theme 'Trade Beads'... CER Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology 1750-12-31 1600-01-01 17th century - first half 18th century (made) 31 glass 'trade' beads, made in Italy (Venice), 1600-1750, for European trade in Africa (part of... Cultural Connections: Africa (Victoria & Albert Museum 01/07/2008-30/06/2009) Accessions register entry suggests the beads were 'exported from Bristol for the West African... These beads were given to the Museum of Practical Geology, located at Jermyn Street, London. The... 1659 Glass beads Europe, particularly Venice, Bohemia (now the Czech Republic) and the... 2014-08-29T19:26:03.000Z 2014-08-29T19:26:03.000Z 45.438251 In Storage 12.31849 Glass Glass 4551:3-1901 455131901 O125990 Beads 31 'trade' beads of single-coloured, variegated, white and clear glass Venice 2008BT4177 These glass beads are of the kind known as ‘trade’, ‘aggry’ or, sometimes, ‘slave’ beads. They... 3 beads-unknown 2014-01-06T00:00:00.000Z 1750 1600 view
view 2008bt4173 jpg s Unknown CER Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) 22 glass 'trade' beads, made in Italy (Venice), 19th century, for European trade in Africa (part... The accessions register notes that the beads were 'made for use in the African slave trade'. These beads were given to the Museum of Practical Geology, located at Jermyn Street, London. The... 1662 2014-08-29T19:26:04.000Z 2014-08-29T19:26:04.000Z 45.438251 In Storage 12.31849 Glass Glass, gilded, with applied threads and dots of coloured glass 4553:2-1901 455321901 O125993 Beads 22 beads of white or coloured glass, decorated with gilding and with applied threads or dots of... Venice 2008BT4173 These glass beads are of the kind known as ‘trade’, ‘aggry’ or, sometimes, ‘slave’ beads. They... 3 beads-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z lampworking 1900 1800 view
view 2008bt4174 jpg s Unknown CER Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) 24 glass 'trade' beads, made in Italy (Venice), 19th century, for European trade in Africa (part... The accessions register notes that the beads were 'made in imitation of ancient Egyptian beads... These beads were given to the Museum of Practical Geology, located at Jermyn Street, London. The... 1664 2014-08-29T19:26:05.000Z 2014-08-29T19:26:05.000Z 45.438251 In Storage 12.31849 Glass Millefiori glass 4552:2-1901 455221901 O125992 Beads 24 glass beads of opaque variegated glass (millefiori technique) Venice 2008BT4174 These glass beads are of the kind known as ‘trade’, ‘aggry’ or, sometimes, ‘slave’ beads. They... 3 beads-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1900 1800 view
view 2008bt4177 jpg s Unknown Beads featured in V&A web theme 'Trade Beads'... CER Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology 1750-12-31 1600-01-01 17th century - first half 18th century (made) 19 glass 'trade' beads, made in Italy (Venice), 1600-1750, for European trade in Africa (part of... Cultural Connections: Africa (Victoria & Albert Museum 01/07/2008-30/06/2009) Accessions register entry suggests the beads were 'exported from Bristol for the West African... These beads were given to the Museum of Practical Geology, located at Jermyn Street, London. The... 1679 Glass beads Europe, particularly Venice, Bohemia (now the Czech Republic) and the... 2014-08-29T19:26:09.000Z 2014-08-29T19:26:09.000Z 45.438251 In Storage 12.31849 Glass Glass 4551:2-1901 455121901 O125989 Beads 19 'trade' beads of single-coloured, variegated, white and clear glass Venice 2008BT4177 These glass beads are of the kind known as ‘trade’, ‘aggry’ or, sometimes, ‘slave’ beads. They... 3 beads-unknown 2014-01-06T00:00:00.000Z 1750 1600 view
view 2008bt4161 jpg s Unknown Beads featured in V&A web theme 'Trade Beads'... CER Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) 32 glass 'trade' beads, made in Italy (Venice), 19th century, for European trade in Africa (part... Cultural Connections: Africa (Victoria & Albert Museum 01/07/2008-30/06/2009) Exhibition Road entrance, room 222 The accessions register notes that the beads were 'made in imitation of ancient Egyptian beads... These beads were given to the Museum of Practical Geology, located at Jermyn Street, London. The... 1756 Glass beads Europe, particularly Venice, Bohemia (now the Czech Republic) and the... 2014-08-29T19:26:32.000Z 2014-08-29T19:26:32.000Z 45.438251 Exhibition Road entrance, room 222, case LW 12.31849 millefiori glass Millefiori glass, variegated 4552:1-1901 455211901 O125991 Beads 1 32 glass beads of opaque variegated glass (millefiori technique) Venice 2008BT4161 These glass beads are of the kind known as ‘trade’, ‘aggry’ or, sometimes, ‘slave’ beads. They... 3 VA beads-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1900 1800 view
view CER 1600-12-31 1400-01-01 15th century - 16th century (made) 4 beads of opaque red glass, made in Italy (Venice), 15th or 16th century, for European trade in... Length: 14.5 cm Whole string, Length: 2.6 cm Of longest bead The accessions register notes that the beads were 'made for trading'. The donor of these beads was Moses Lewin Levin, a London bead merchant whose import-export... 1829 2014-08-29T19:26:44.000Z 2014-08-29T19:26:44.000Z 45.438251 In Storage 12.31849 Glass Glass, opaque red 1040-1904 10401904 O62 Beads 4 tubular beads of opaque red glass. A folded paper label notes that they are 'Old Venetian... Venice These glass beads are of the kind known as ‘trade’, ‘aggry’ or, sometimes, ‘slave’ beads. They... 3 beads 2014-01-06T00:00:00.000Z 1600 1400 view
view 2008bt4161 jpg s Unknown CER 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) 10 glass 'trade' beads, made in Bohemia, 19th century, for European trade in Africa Cultural Connections: Africa (Victoria & Albert Museum 01/07/2008-30/06/2009) Exhibition Road entrance, room 222 The donor of these beads was Moses Lewin Levin, a London bead merchant whose import-export... 1856 Glass beads Europe, particularly Venice, Bohemia (now the Czech Republic) and the... 2014-08-29T19:26:48.000Z 2014-08-29T19:26:48.000Z 49.803589 Exhibition Road entrance, room 222, case LW 14.47879 Glass Glass, single-coloured and variegated 1054-1904 10541904 O89 Beads 1 10 beads of glass: two long octagonal beads of red glass, one triangular ruby-coloured, one long... Bohemia 2008BT4161 These glass beads are of the kind known as 'trade', 'aggry' or, sometimes, 'slave' beads. They... 3 VA beads-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1900 1800 view
view CER 4th century BC - 3rd century BC (made) Beads, Phoenicia or Carthage, , -399--200, 1062-1868 . Glass, room 131 1874 2014-08-29T19:26:51.000Z 2014-08-29T19:26:51.000Z 34.969669 Glass, room 131, case 1, shelf 2 99.819054 rod-formed with combed and blob decoration 1062-1868 10621868 O107 Beads 1 Phoenicia Possibly Phoenicia or Carthage 3 VA beads 2014-01-06T00:00:00.000Z -200 -400 view
view CER 2133 BC - 1786 BC (made) Beads, Egypt, , -2133--1786, 1090-1904 . 1909 Excavated at Beni-Hasan during the 1902-4 season 2014-08-29T19:26:55.000Z 2014-08-29T19:26:55.000Z 26.69636 In Storage 30.246469 glazed composition 1090-1904 10901904 O142 Beads Egypt Andrews,C. British Museum 3 beads 2014-01-06T00:00:00.000Z -1786 -2133 view
view CER 2133 BC - 1991 BC (made) Beads, Egypt, , -2133--1991, 1203-1904 . 1972 Excavated at Deir-el-Bahri during the 1903-4 season 2014-08-29T19:27:05.000Z 2014-08-29T19:27:05.000Z 26.69636 In Storage 30.246469 glazed composition 1203-1904 12031904 O205 Beads Egypt Andrews,C. British Museum 3 beads 2014-01-06T00:00:00.000Z -1991 -2133 view
view CER 2345 BC - 2181 BC (made) Beads, Egypt, , -2345--2181, 1311-1903 . 2020 Excavated from the temple at Abydos during the 1902-3 season 2014-08-29T19:27:13.000Z 2014-08-29T19:27:13.000Z 26.69636 In Storage 30.246469 glazed composition 1311-1903 13111903 O255 Beads Egypt Andrews,C. British Museum 3 beads 2014-01-06T00:00:00.000Z -2181 -2345 view
view CER 1550 BC - 1295 BC (made) Beads, Egypt, , -1550--1295, 1321-1900 . Width: 0.5 cm greatest width 2022 Excavated from a tomb at Abydos 2014-08-29T19:27:14.000Z 2014-08-29T19:27:14.000Z 26.69636 In Storage 30.246469 glazed composition 1321-1900 13211900 O257 Beads Egypt 3 beads 2014-01-06T00:00:00.000Z -1295 -1550 view
view CER 1000BC-1BC (made) 2318 2014-08-29T19:28:06.000Z 2014-08-29T19:28:06.000Z 26.69636 In Storage 30.246469 carnelian Glazed composition and carnelian. 2041-1877 20411877 O568 Beads Beads, glazed composition and carnelian. Egypt Andrews, C. British Museum 3 beads 2014-01-06T00:00:00.000Z -1 -1000 view
view CER Middle-New Kingdom (made) Beads, Egypt (Thebes), , 0-0, 4333-1901 . 2724 2014-08-29T19:29:08.000Z 2014-08-29T19:29:08.000Z 26.69636 In Storage 30.246469 glazed composition 4333-1901 43331901 O1009 Beads Egypt 3 beads 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z view
view 2008bt4177 jpg s Unknown Beads featured in V&A web theme 'Trade Beads'... CER Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street 1750-12-31 1600-01-01 17th century - first half 18th century (made) 29 glass 'trade' beads, made in Italy (Venice), 1600-1750, for European trade in Africa (part of... Length: 3.7 cm individual bead; maximum Cultural Connections: Africa (Victoria & Albert Museum 01/07/2008-30/06/2009) These beads were given to the Museum of Practical Geology, located at Jermyn Street, London. The... 2804 As exported from Bristol for W. African slave and gold trade Glass beads Europe, particularly... 2014-08-29T19:29:22.000Z 2014-08-29T19:29:22.000Z 45.438251 In Storage 12.31849 Glass Glass 4551:1-1901 455111901 O1103 Beads 29 'trade' beads of single-coloured, variegated, white and clear glass Venice 2008BT4177 These glass beads are of the kind known as ‘trade’, ‘aggry’ or, sometimes, ‘slave’ beads. They... 3 beads-unknown 2014-01-06T00:00:00.000Z 1750 1600 view
view 2008bt4161 jpg s Unknown CER Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) Glass 'trade' beads, made in Italy (Venice), 19th century, for European trade in Africa (part of... Length: 2.1 cm individual bead; maximum Cultural Connections: Africa (Victoria & Albert Museum 01/07/2008-30/06/2009) Exhibition Road entrance, room 222 The accessions register notes that the beads were 'made for use in the African slave trade'. These beads were given to the Museum of Practical Geology, located at Jermyn Street, London. The... 2805 Glass beads Europe, particularly Venice, Bohemia (now the Czech Republic) and the... 2014-08-29T19:29:22.000Z 2014-08-29T19:29:22.000Z 45.438251 Exhibition Road entrance, room 222, case LW 12.31849 Glass Glass, gilded, with applied threads and dots of coloured glass 4553:1-1901 455311901 O1104 Beads 1 28 or 29 beads of white or coloured glass, decorated with gilding and with applied threads or... Venice 2008BT4161 These glass beads are of the kind known as ‘trade’, ‘aggry’ or, sometimes, ‘slave’ beads. They... 3 VA beads-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1900 1800 view
view 2008bt4160 jpg s Unknown Beads featured in V&A web theme 'Trade Beads'... CER Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street 1900-12-31 1800-01-01 19th century (made) 44 glass 'trade' beads, made in Italy (Venice), 19th century, for European trade in Africa (part... Diameter: 1.25 cm individual bead; maximum Cultural Connections: Africa (Victoria & Albert Museum 01/07/2008-30/06/2009) The accessions register notes that the beads were 'made for use in the trading with Kaffirs of... These beads were given to the Museum of Practical Geology, located at Jermyn Street, London. The... 2806 Glass beads Europe, particularly Venice, Bohemia (now the Czech Republic) and the... 2014-08-29T19:29:23.000Z 2014-08-29T19:29:23.000Z 45.438251 In Storage 12.31849 Glass Glass, white, single-coloured and variegated 4554:1-1901 455411901 O1105 Beads 44 'trade' beads of white, single coloured and variegated glass Venice 2008BT4160 These glass beads are of the kind known as 'trade', 'aggry' or, sometimes, 'slave' beads. They... 3 beads-unknown 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z 1900 1800 view