A further display of just over 100 skirt lifters can be seen at the RAMM (Royal Albert Memorial Museum) in Exeter. The display is in the Collectors’ Cabinet in the Finders Keepers Gallery. The Museum is open Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00.am. to 5.00 p.m. Closed Monday and Bank Holidays. Free Admission.
The Display will continue at the RAMM until the 7th January. For full details of other exhibits, visit www.exeter.gov.uk/ramm
The Skirt Lifter display has a wide variety of base metal and brass scissor type skirt lifters and a number of different skirt lifters with delightful chains, as well as 17th century items and skirt lifters from the Victorian and Edwardian period, including amongst others the Fyfe’s Penny Farthing, The Perfect Holder, The Eureka, Mourning, Children and Art Nouveau Spring Clip Skirt Lifters. Other items include the Surprise Lifter; an Indian and Arts and Crafts items and a boxed Grappler skirt lifter.