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Colours Collection

Background imageColours Collection: Monday, Bryan Pearce (1929-2007)

Monday, Bryan Pearce (1929-2007)
Oil on board, 1959. Bryan Pearce was born in St Ives in 1929 and suffered from the then unknown condition Phenylketonuria, which affects the normal development of the brain

Background imageColours Collection: Fishing boats, Penzance, Cornwall. Around 1900

Fishing boats, Penzance, Cornwall. Around 1900
A hand coloured slide of several luggers leaving Penzance with sails hoisted, probably in the early morning. Hand coloured slide by W.C. Hughes, Brewster House, London. Photographer: Unknown

Background imageColours Collection: The Pilgrimage to Canterbury, Thomas Stothard (1755-1834)

The Pilgrimage to Canterbury, Thomas Stothard (1755-1834)
Oil on panel, English School, late 18th / early 19th century. Thomas Stothard was born in London and was apprenticed to a draughtsman of silk pattern designs in Spitalfields

Background imageColours Collection: A Concert Party, Artist Unknown

A Concert Party, Artist Unknown
Oil on board, Dutch / Flemish School, 17th century. The painting was previously known as Queen Elizabeth and the Earl of Leicester at Kenilworth and attributed to Dirk Hals (1591-1656)

Background imageColours Collection: Queens South Africa Medal, Second Boer War 1899-1902

Queens South Africa Medal, Second Boer War 1899-1902
This medal was awarded to Second Lieutenant Charles F. Call, with four clasps. It is one of 17 campaign medals awarded to members of the Call family, now in the museum collection

Background imageColours Collection: Kabul to Kandahar Star 1880, Second Anglo-Afghan War 1878-1880

Kabul to Kandahar Star 1880, Second Anglo-Afghan War 1878-1880
This medal was awarded to Captain G.F. Call who served with the Royal Engineers. It is one of 17 campaign medals awarded to members of the Call family, now in the museum collection

Background imageColours Collection: Afghanistan Medal, Second Afghan War 1878-1880

Afghanistan Medal, Second Afghan War 1878-1880
This medal, together with two clasps, was awarded to Captain G.F. Call who served with the Royal Engineers. It is one of 17 campaign medals awarded to members of the Call family

Background imageColours Collection: Order of the Medjidie Medal (Fifth Class), Crimean War 1854-1856

Order of the Medjidie Medal (Fifth Class), Crimean War 1854-1856
This medal was awarded to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel George Frederick Stevenson Call. It is one of 17 campaign medals awarded to members of the Call family, now in the museum collection

Background imageColours Collection: Sardinian Medal for Valour, Crimean War 1854-1856

Sardinian Medal for Valour, Crimean War 1854-1856
This medal was awarded to Brevet Lieutenant Colonel George Frederick Stevenson Call. It is one of 17 campaign medals awarded to members of the Call family, now in the museum collection

Background imageColours Collection: India General Service Medal, Second Anglo-Burmese War / Second Burma War 1852-1853

India General Service Medal, Second Anglo-Burmese War / Second Burma War 1852-1853
This medal was awarded to Colonel George Frederick Stevenson Call. It is one of 17 campaign medals awarded to members of the Call family, now in the museum collection

Background imageColours Collection: Turkish Crimea Medal 1855, Crimean War 1854-1856

Turkish Crimea Medal 1855, Crimean War 1854-1856
This medal was awarded to Colonel George Frederick Stevenson Call. It is one of 17 campaign medals awarded to members of the Call family, now in the museum collection

Background imageColours Collection: First China War Medal, First Anglo-Chinese War 1839-1842

First China War Medal, First Anglo-Chinese War 1839-1842
This medal was awarded to Captain G.I. Call in 1842. It is one of 17 campaign medals awarded to members of the Call family, now in the museum collection

Background imageColours Collection: Order of the Bath (Military Class), 1869

Order of the Bath (Military Class), 1869
George Frederick Stevenson Call was appointed Companion of the Order of the Bath in Queen Victorias 1869 Birthday Honours

Background imageColours Collection: Army of India Medal, 1799-1826

Army of India Medal, 1799-1826
This medal was awarded to Cornet G.I. Call who served with the 27th Light Dragoons. It was awarded with the clasps ALLIGHUR (4th September 1803), BATTLE of DELHI (11th September 1803)

Background imageColours Collection: Shield with 17 Campaign Medals, 1807-1918

Shield with 17 Campaign Medals, 1807-1918
These 17 campaign medals were awarded to various members of the Call family. The medals date from the Peninsular War (1807-1814) to the Great War (1914-1918) and include

Background imageColours Collection: Military General Service Medal, 1793-1814

Military General Service Medal, 1793-1814
This medal was awarded to Captain G.J. Call in 1848, together with the clasp CUIDAD RODRIGO. It is one of 17 campaign medals awarded to members of the Call family, now in the museum collection

Background imageColours Collection: Carved Figure, Mandalay, Myanmar (formerly Burma), South East Asia

Carved Figure, Mandalay, Myanmar (formerly Burma), South East Asia
This decorative wooden figure, intended for the European market, is decorated with sequins, inlaid glass and gilt relief lacquer (Hman Si Shwe Cha)

Background imageColours Collection: Remembrance Day, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. November 1991

Remembrance Day, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. November 1991
Lostwithiel mayor, John Reed, and macebearers lead the procession, at the bottom of Fore Street, from the church to the war memorial during the Remembrance Day commemoration

Background imageColours Collection: Brownies, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. November 1985

Brownies, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. November 1985
The Lostwithiel Brownie Group led by Brown Owl, Pat Wilton, make their way to a wreath laying ceremony at the war memorial. Photographer: Jonathan Barker

Background imageColours Collection: Wreath laying, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. November 1985

Wreath laying, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. November 1985
Lostwithiel Mayor, Gwen Powell-Jones lays a wreath at the War Memorial. Members of the towns organisations with the Town Sergeant and Sergeant at Mace, also in attendance


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