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ArtistMaker: HAUGHNEY, Paula
TitleOfWork: five relief carvings
DescriptionOfPhoto: Kitchen scene
DateOfCreation: 1990-1991
Dimensions: Height: 61; Length: 84; Depth: 5 cm
Medium: limestone
Location: Conisbrough Castle. (SK515989)
AtoZReference: p.59 3E
Postcode: DN12
Street: Castle Hill
TownOrVillage: Conisbrough
AreaInTown: Burcroft
MetropolitanBorough: Doncaster
Photographer: Dave Ball
ImageCopyright: Sheffield Hallam University
AccessionNumber: d032b
Description: 5 limestone panels (not yet installed).
These show four different scenes from everyday life in and around the castle:
Musicians - showing three musicians, one with a small hand drum, one with a viol and one with a set of small pipes.
A mediaeval banquet - showing the high table, diners, a dog beneath it, a servant and a storyteller or jester.
The construction of castle.
A kitchen scene (photographed).
The fifth panel depicts an ornamental cross.

Commission: Funded by the Ivanhoe Trust

Comment: These have still not yet been installed. One, the kitchen scene, is on display in the visitors' centre.

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