Monthly Archives: August 2011

A surprise at Thame

A surprise awaited Sam and I at Thame Museum last week.  We had received a list of about 25 relevant objects some time ago.  There were a couple of things that had caught our eye, particularly an Elizabethan shoe, a … Continue reading

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Shoes wonderful shoes

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Shoes Wonderful Shoes Aimee and I spent the other day at the Museums Resource Centre looking at our shoe collection.  We discovered a massive hoard of parts of leather shoes found in a ditch at the Oxford Castle, a great … Continue reading

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Fame and hats

Jess found out some interesting facts about Cardinal Wolsey’s hat, which is in the library at Christ Church College.  The provenance of the object can be traced right back to 1710 when it was discovered in the Great Wardrobe, which … Continue reading

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