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Accident on the Road to Inverness

This is an oil painting on canvas depicting a carriage accident on the road to Inverness in Scotland. In the background is Castle Stuart near Inverness. From this landmark it is possible to work out that ...

Arley. John Stain & wife

John Stain and wife, family portrait, Arley. 1890s

Ashorne. The Holloway

The Holloway, Ashorne, with group of people in their best clothes. 1900s

Atherstone. Cordingley's Buildings or Collin's Yard

Women and children in Collin's Yard, Atherstone. 1900s

Atherstone. Miss Alice Jackson

Miss Alice Jackson, Atherstone. 1900s

Bible. English. The Bible translated, 1576 (Geneva version) - [?18th century] plate, illustration inserted p.67

A disobedient servant in Shakespeare's England. Every Elizabethan home employed servants to assist with the daily tasks of housekeeping. Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, The Taming of the Shrew ...

Bidford on Avon. Rider and horse

'Bob', Mr R G Hughes on "Tattie", Bidford on Avon. 1890s


A white cotton blouse or night shirt. It has vertical pin tucks on the upper third of the garment and lace trimming to the edges and collar.


A purple velvet bodice which forms part of a dress. The bodice is highly boned and fastens with self-covered buttons at the front. Lacing at the back allows the fit to be adjusted. The low neckline suggests ...

Book - French Costume

A hard-backed book containing many coloured plates of different types of French costume throughout the ages, 1864.

Bronze items including fastener

The pair of bronze fasteners (right) would have used to close the wrist openings of a long-sleeved under-dress. Both pairs found at Bidford were in female graves. 6th Century A.D. Left: 44mm Right: ...

Bronze Pin

Bronze breast pin with faceted head. 6th Century A.D. 155mm long 1922/23 excavations (Grave 28)


A waistcoat buckle with a black painted frame. This was donated as part of a larger collection from Hall & Son tailors, Leamington Spa.


Waistcoat buckle with a black painted frame. This was part of a larger donation from Hall & Son tailors, Leamington Spa.


This waistcoat buckle was donated as part of a larger collection of items from Hall & Son tailors, Leamington Spa.


A white cotton camisole, with scalloped edges, from Harbury. The camisole fastens with buttons at the front and a drawstring near the bottom edge, 1916.


A white cotton and lace camisole with lace at the neck and front. There is a cotton drawstring at the neck and the bottom edge.


A beaded, black-lace Victorian short cape. It was made by Francis of Leamington Spa, 1st January 1890.