Following the Prime Minister’s announcement, we will be temporarily closing the institution on the 5th of November for one month.
We are planning to open again on the 3rd of December.
We will be running an online programme during this short period of closure for our members and supporters.
Contact us:
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Introducing our new merchandise

As our digitisation project progresses, we are delighted to introduce our new range of Christmas cards, notecards and postcards, featuring images from the Institution’s prints and drawings collection. You can order cards via our online order form.

Card Order Form

Please complete the form below to place your order. This beautiful selection of notecards and postcards is unique to the Devon and Exeter Institution. The designs feature artworks from our prints and drawings collection which is being digitised as part of a major project. All sets of cards are £6.50 plus postage. We will contact you via telephone for card payment and confirm postage costs. *All income generated will help us protect our heritage collection and historic Grade 2* listed building and collections.
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  • A set of six notecards featuring delightful watercolour, pencil and ink drawings by Edward Ashworth (1814-1896). The Institution holds seven sketchbooks of his work depicting Devon architecture and scenery.
  • Just in time for Christmas, this colourful set of six cards features stained-glass designs from our Exeter Diocesan Architectural Society collection. All cards are left blank for your own festive greeting.
  • Trade cards were printed on fine-quality paper and distributed with deliveries or given to customers at shop counters. Our set of eight postcards includes a bookseller, engraver, chemist, draper and inn.