ROBIN HOOD ACTIVITY COLOURING BOOK

by Wollaton Hall

£3.50

Description

From the WOLLATON HALL GIFTWARE COLLECTION –
The Robin Hood Activity Colouring Book(Ages 4-8 Years)
A wonderful Activity Colouring Book designed exclusively for Nottingham Castle by David Ochiltree in 1997.
8″ x 12″ approx.
11 pages to colour-in and decorate.
Paperback Book.

Robin Hood –
Robin Hood is a legendary heroic outlaw originally depicted in English folklore and subsequently featured in literature and film. According to legend, he was a highly skilled archer and swordsman. In some versions of the legend he is depicted as being of noble birth, and having fought in the Crusades before returning to England to find his lands taken by the Sheriff. In other versions this is not the case and he is instead born into the yeoman class. Traditionally depicted dressed in Lincoln green, he is said to have robbed from the rich and given to the poor.
Through retellings, additions, and variations a body of familiar characters associated with Robin Hood have been created. These include his lover, Maid Marian, his band of outlaws, the Merry Men, and his chief opponent, the Sheriff of Nottingham. The Sheriff is often depicted as assisting Prince John in usurping the rightful but absent King Richard, to whom Robin Hood remains loyal. A common theme of the story is that Robin is a champion of the common people fighting against injustice, whilst remaining loyal to the rightful ruler. He became a popular folk figure in the Late Middle Ages, and the earliest known ballads featuring him are from the 15th century.
In addition, the Community Showcase gallery provided an opportunity for local groups, societies and individuals to display material they had produced, collected or researched. You could also see the unusual rock-cut caves at the rear of the buildings that were converted for use as air raid shelters during the Second World War.

Presented by – WOLLATON HALL MUSEUM.

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Excellent Condition.
Carefully stored by WOLLATON HALL MUSEUM

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Wollaton Hall

Situated on a natural hill, and built between 1580 and 1588, Wollaton Hall is one of the country's finest Grade 1 listed Elizabethan mansions. Located within the hall is the Natural History Museum housing wildlife exhibits and collections of rare and unique curiosity.

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