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To celebrate Vikings Live, we have replaced our Roman alphabet with the runic alphabet used by the Vikings, the Scandinavian ‘Younger Futhark’. The ‘Younger Futhark’ has only 16 letters, so we have used some of the runic letters more than once or combined two runes for one Roman letter.

For an excellent introduction to runes, we recommend Martin Findell’s book published by British Museum Press.

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    Brewer's Show, Yarmouth Fair, figures and clowns dancing in pairs on stage, a man and boy ascending the steps to the stage, sign for brewer above in reverse. 1843

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    • 1843
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    • Height: 97 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 126 millimetres
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        Lettered within image with production detail: "CJP / 1843", inscribed in pencil on backing sheet: "Brewer's Show, Yarmouth Fair / C. J. Paget."
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    British XIXc Unmounted Roy

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