Mystery Object 1

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Mr Peter Homan (past president of the BSHM) invites readers to identify the object shown above. What is it ? What was it used for? How was it used?

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  1. This is a Victorian fly and wasp trap. Jam would be diluted with water and poured into the inner ring. Flies and wasps would enter via the raised base and become entrapped and die.
    This object might be found in the Victorian sick-room.

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