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Plaster cast of stele

  • PC/204
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Stele in two parts; one with point and ornamented with fluting, the second with two flowers carved in relief. Original: The Temple of Thesius, Athens, Greece.

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Plaster cast of tiger head

  • PC/175
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: c150AD. Marble. Temple of Antoninus and Faustina, Rome, Italy.

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Plaster cast of Corinthian capital with stylised acanthus

  • PC/139
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

The Corinthian order is the most richly carved of all the orders. According to the architectural historian Vitruvius, the column was created by the sculptor Callimachus, probably an Athenian, who drew acanthus leaves growing around a votive basket.

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Plaster cast of Parthenon Frieze

Designed by Pheidias, 447-432BC. It is generally agreed that the frieze depicts (in narrative form) the Greater Panathenaic procession from the Leokoreion by the Dipylon gate to the Acropolis, was mooted by Stuart and Revett in the second volume o...

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Plaster cast of cherub with horns

  • PC/212
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Cast in dark brown. Head of cherub holding onto two horns, between two carved snakes and fruit.

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Plaster cast of Bishop

  • PC/057
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Plaster cast Archibishop holding Staff, gothic style.

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