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We Are Not Amused VI

History

How the monitoring of mail helped secure the Royal Household.

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A Rake’s Progress II

Art, History

Tom as a wealthy and well-connected “man about town”.

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Object Lesson I

Collection, History

Thanks to U3A volunteer, Peter Charles, for starting us off with an interesting insight into the history of the nit comb.

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Mansions in the Orchard

Collection, History, Personal accounts

Read the latest news from our Manisons in the Orchard project.

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Object Lessons: Introduction

Collection, History

Over a period of 12 weeks, volunteer researchers from the University of the Third Age (U3A) have been delving into the past of some of the museum’s collection o

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The Advertisement Archive IX

History

Stray advertisements from the Journal of Mental Science.

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We Are Not Amused V

History

The role of the police in Victorian-era royal protection.

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A Rake’s Progress I

History

The first in this series of engravings shows Tom Rakewell taking possession of the effects of his wealthy but miserly father, who has died without making a will

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