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Academic Squares

Three academic squares that came out of the rooms of Peter Glazebrook.

(1) Oxford academic square with gold trim. This belonged to Peter Glazebrook. Made by Shepperd &Woodward, 109/10 High Street, Oxford
(2) Cambridge academic square. Name tag inside 'Beveridge'.Made by A. G. Almond Ltd, Cambridge
(3) Cambridge Academic Square. Made by Ryder and Amies, Cambridge

Ashtray

College crested globular ashtray with brass top. Further stamp on the bottom of the object suggests that it was marketed by Bacon Brothers, Cambridge est 1805

Wiltshaw and Robinson

Ashtray

College crested globular ashtray. Further stamp on the bottom of the object suggests that it was marketed by Bacon Brothers, Cambridge est 1805. Belonged to Wilfred Denys Pawson (M.1925)

Wiltshaw and Robinson

Ashtray

College crested brown globular ashtray with brass top. Stamp on the bottom of the object reads 'Bacon Bros, Cambridge est. 1820.

Bacon Brothers, Cambridge

Base for Benin Bronze

Wooden base made to display the Benin Bronze cockerel which was donated to the College in 1905 by George William Neville. Metal plaque on the front with a Latin inscription, translates as: “Georges William Neville gave to Jesus College this emblem of its founder which he himself had brought back from the ancient city of the Benins in Western Africa captured by the British forces in 1897.”

Blazer - Amalgamated Clubs, Winter

William Durran (matriculated 1955) although the blazer probably belonged to his brother [John? M. 1950]. Winter blazer of the Amalgamated Clubs. Black blazer with red cock on red ball over gold crow, and gold letters J.C.A.C. on the breast pocket

Durran, William

Blazer and Scarf

Summer blazer of the Amalgamated Clubs. White with narrow red and black stripes. Black cock on a red ball over gold crown, with black letters J.C.A.C. under on the breast pocket. Brass buttons. Matching scarf. Originally owned by Percy Gardner-Smith and then given to Michael Waring.

Bodger and Co Ltd, Cambridge

Ceremonial Trowels

Two topping out ceremonial trowels. Topping out of Chapel Court restoration 11th May 2012; Topping out of redevelopment and conversion of Wesley House to West Court, 11th January 2017;

Clay Pipe

Clay pipe complete with red tip.

Example of pipe given to attendees of College feasts where pipes and jars of tobacco were bought from the tobacconist on the corner of Rose Crescent. These were bought until smoking was no longer socially acceptable. Stopped in 1990s. Duncan McKie was Fellows Steward, keen on traditions and he maintained this one. President and retired in 1997.

Clock Winding Mechanism Part

Part of the Chapel clock’s winding mechanism called a sun and moon maintainer. Maintaining power allows a clock to keep power supplied to it, whilst the barrel with the driving weight is being wound back up.

Cockerel Ink Stamp

Boxed wooden cockerel designed stamp. The box has a picture of a button and the words 'Tender Buttons 143 E.62 St. NYC 10021'. The wooden block has the words '1987 PSX Petaluma, CA'.

College Blazer - Athletics Club

Summer blazer of the Amalgamated Clubs. White with narrow red and black stripes. Black cock on a red ball over gold crown, with red letters J.C.A.C. under on the breast pocket. Brass buttons. Formerly property of D.F.L. Mills (adm. 1924)

R. Buttress and Co, University Outfitters, Cambridge

College China

White china with basic blue willow pattern and floral pattern. Embellished with red and yellow hand painted decoration. Fruit plate on stand, 24cm diameter, 11.5cm high; Two dinner plates, 22.5cm diameter.

Minton

College Metal Dyes and Matrices

Includes wooden and metal matrix used to create book plates stuck into books owned by the College, c. 1950; Five matrices showing College crest and Jesus College Cambridge, c. 1970 - 1990; Jesus College Boat Club dye showing initials J. C. B. C., c. 1950-1980; Dyes used for printing Rustat coat of arms on Rustat Dinner menus, c. 1950;

College Ties

Five ties including one black and red stripes, one black, grey and red/pink stripes, two black with cockerel detail and one with snake around a pole

Ryder and Amies

College Ties, Hats and Scarves

Red Herring tie and bow tie (black with red fish); Rhadgunds tie (green, purple and white stripes), Natives ties (black, pink and blue stripes), May Ball committee member sash (black with embroidered cockerel), general College hats, sash and ties (black and red stripes). Five further unidentified ties, including possibly wheatsheafs.

A. G. Almond Ltd, Cambridge

Commemorative Coins (Rustat Dinner)

Presentation coins in individual boxes given to attendees at the end of the Rustat Feast. The coins have the Queen's head on one side and different symbols and wording on the other commemorating: the 80th birthday of The Queen Mother, 4th August 1980; Queen Elizabeth II's silver jubilee, 1977; 25th anniversary of the marriage of Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh, 1947-1972

Copper Saucepan Lids

Three copper saucepan lids (?) that would have been used in the College kitchens. Each engraved with either Jesus College Cambridge or Jesus College kitchen. Graduated sizes - 15cm, 18.5cm and 19.5cm diameters.

Crested College China

Half moon side plate. Cockerel on globe with college motto in centre of plate in yellow, brown and red. Decorative floral pattern round edge of plate in brown, blue, yellow, green, pink and red.

Wedgwood

Crested College China

Soup bowl, 22.5cm diameter; Medium plate 22.5cm diameter. Cockerel on globe with college motto in centre in yellow, brown and red. Decorative floral pattern round edge in brown, blue, yellow, green, pink and red.

Dunn, Bennett & Co Ltd, Burslem, England

Crested College China

Various items of china for use in College by students and Fellows. They were made around the same date. Gold, black and red stripe pattern round circumference of items except the jugs which are plain white with College crest in red. Includes: large oval serving plate, 41cm long; small oval plate, 26cm long; large round plate, 25.5cm diameter; medium plate, 23cm diameter; small plate, 18cm diameter; oval serving bowl with lid, 28cm long; round serving bowl with lid, 20.5cm diameter; round serving bowl divided into two compartments, 20.5cm diameter; round serving bowl on stand, 18.5cm diameter; round serving plate on stand, 22.5cm diameter; large sauce boat; small sauce boat.

Dunn, Bennett & Co Ltd, Burslem, England

Crested College China

Medium plate, 21.5cm diameter; Small plate, 17.5cm diameter. Cockerel on globe with College motto in centre of plates in yellow, brown and red. Decorative floral pattern round edge of plates in brown, blue, yellow, green, pink and red.

Wedgwood

Crested College China

Half moon side plate. Cockerel on globe with college motto in centre in yellow, brown and red. Decorative floral pattern round edge in brown, blue, yellow, green, pink and red.

Dunn, Bennett & Co Ltd, Burslem, England

Crested College China

Medium plate, 24cm diameter. Cockerel on globe with college motto in centre of plate in yellow, brown and red. Decorative floral pattern round edge of plate in brown, blue and red.

Dunn, Bennett & Co Ltd, Burslem, England

Crested College China

Pudding or soup bowl. Cockerel on globe with College motto in centre of plates in yellow, brown and red. Decorative floral pattern round edge of plates in brown, blue, yellow, green, pink and red.

Wedgwood

Crested College China

Large commemorative dinner plate, produced in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the founding of the College. Cockerel on globe with college motto in centre of plate in yellow, brown and red. Decorative floral pattern round edge of plates in brown, blue, yellow, green, pink and red. Also prototype of plate from Wedgwood used in discussion for creation of commemorative plate.

Wedgwood

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