Cast of seal impression

A Victorian cast of a wax seal of Bishop John Grandisson, Bishop of Exeter between 1327-1369. This is part of a large collection of wax seals built up by Exeter solicitor and historian Winslow Jones. Wax seals were a popular subject for Victorian collectors and they often created plaster copies of wax originals.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
A3629/2
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Common Name
cast of seal impression
Simple Name
seal copy
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901); Medieval (1200-1500)
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cast of seal impression of Bishop Grandisson