Project Description

Box of Victorian-inspired artefacts to facilitate learning in the classroom

Contents

  • A lace-making bobbin
  • A hand made table mat
  • A shawl
  • A small copper saucepan
  • A candle stick
  • A pin cushion for hat pins
  • A wool winder
  • A toasting fork
  • A phonograph case
  • A pair of goffering tongs for creating small pleats, usually on blouses and nightgowns
  • A pair of glove stretchers
  • A small photograph in a frame
  • A necklace in a small fabric bag
  • A scent bottle case
  • A fire mark (fragile)
  • ‘Band of Hope’ review
  • ‘Band of Hope’ pledge
  • A cut work sleeve
  • A pair of black mittens
  • A button hook – usually for boots
  • A pair of spectacles in a case
  • Sheet music – well to do young ladies learned to play the piano
  • Embroidery advertisement
  • 5 small photographs
  • A memorial card
  • A valentine card
  • A hair comb
  • A sampler
  • An information card on hairstyles

£15 per half term

To book a loans box please email Su Vale on museum@worcestershire.gov.uk or phone 01299 250416

  • Victorian Britain
  • Domestic History
  • Historic Hygiene & Fashion