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Wooden butter pats and butter stamp. Victorian kitchen staff often made their own butter in a big wooden butter churn. These butter pats were used to shape the newly-made butter into a block and for fancy dinners, the stamp with the lovely swan picture could be used to press down onto the surface and make a picture.

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  • list arrowWhat did Victoria do first

    after her coronation in 1837?  Have a parliamentary meeting?  Have tea with all the royal dignitaries?  No - she gave her dog, Dash, a bath.


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