Waterloo to the Great War

An exhibition of life in the nineteenth century

Poster for CAHMS Exhibition:Waterloo to the Great War
When: to August  2013
Where:Downes, Crediton

The exhibition, held at Downes (the ancestral home of General Sir Redvers Buller) gave an insight of life in the nineteenth century:

  • A Victorian middle class Drawing Room with a portrait of Mr Gladstone (hero of so many new voters) and a mantle clock (an alarm clock patented by Davidsons in 1845).
  • A grand Drawing Room - re-furbished as the General might have known it. 
  • The Dining Room with a display of commemorative china & glass and sections relating to military memorabilia of the General (including the banner captured from Mahdi at Khartoum), childhood, law & order, scientific instruments, coins and stamps.
  • A display of kitchen items

Download the full programme here.

Refreshments & souvenirs also available from the cafe and shop.

Opening Times: 11am to 6pm. Closed on Sunday 26th May

Admission£1 Adults, 50p Children & OAP's Parties of 20 or more 50p