Objects in focus

  • Pet Dog's Collar Collar belonging to the Duchess of York's dog, 'Satan'.Which of the Duchess of York's beloved menagerie of pets wore this collar, and what touching tribute did she make to the animals after they were laid to rest? Click here to find out.
  • National Registration Act card The National Registration Act card for A.V Newman issued December 1915, when he was working as an electrical engineer and lived in Dorchester Road, Weybridge.How was this plain-looking document involved in persuading men to enlist during the First World War? Click to find out.
  • White Suede Gloves Pair of long white suede gloves formerly belonging to Nesta Llewelyn. The gloves have 3 ribs on the back and are fastened at the wrist with 3 pearls.These glamorous white suede gloves once contained the hands of an extremely talented musician and daughter of one of the founders of the stylish Liberty & Co. Click her to find out her link to Elmbridge.
  • Oval Gold Locket Oval gold locket (c.1870s) containing a lock of hair. On the front of the locket is a cross formed by a narrow gold outline, lined with a layer of blue filled with twelve pearls.What hidden tragedy lies inside this charming gold locket, owned by one of the best-know families in Elmbridge? Click here to discover its story.
  • Robert Taylor Pritchett sketch OLD SHEPHERD.jpgThere's more to this sketch - and its artist - than meets the eye. Click here to find out how a picture can paint a thousand words.
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