Sarah Kirby Tea Towel

The inspiration for this silkscreen print comes from Rugby Art Gallery and Museum’s Social History Collection. It is one of four versions of the work, produced by Sarah Kirby to mark the building’s tenth year anniversary celebrations in 2010.
Objects featured include:
The Eagle Lectern originally from Holy Trinity Church (demolished in 1983), then later St Andrews Church. The lectern dates from 1855.

Mechanical Toy ‘Gustav the Busy Miller’ made by German toy manufacturers EP Lehmann in the 1930s. Lithographed tin plate. The mill is at the top of the toy and when wound up miller climbs to the top of the pole to collect a sack of flour.

Refrigerator produced by British Thomson Houston circa 1930s to 1940s. Cream with rectangular cooling unit on top.

Model locomotive named 'The Lady of the Lake'. 7 1/4 inch gauge. Made circa 1867 by AL Mumford who was a shed foreman in Rugby for many years.

A 100% cotton tea towel featuring the work of Sarah Kirby. Approx. size 46 x 70 cm. Printed by Star Editions Ltd. Other tea towels available.
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