Projects

Kildare Toilet Service

Acquisition of a twenty eight piece silver-gilt toilet service by David Willaume, 1720-1722, London.

Lansdowne Papers

Acquisition of the remaining contents of the Lansdowne Archive, including over 5,000 letters from th

Iron Age Bronze Mirror

Acquisition of a decorated bronze mirror of the late Iron Age which had been found buried alongside

Iron Age Massive Armlet

Acquisition of a bronze Iron Age armlet from Lismore Argyll dated to between AD 80-200.

Gransden Wood

Acquisition of 8.3 hectares of nationally important woodland noted for the numbers of flowers partic

Grandisson Orphreys

Acquisition of a pair of embroidered orphreys commissioned by John Grandisson, Bishop of Exeter, in

Ford Madox Brown Papers

Acquisition of a collection of autograph lecture notes, drafts of outgoing correspondence and a larg

Fort D'Or Coin

Acquisition of a large gold coin depicting Charles de France, Duke of Aquitaine (1469-72), one of on