Churchill's Chartwell
Ham House, London
Ham House, London
Devonshire
Devonshire
National Trust Curator Mark Purcell with Royal Oak scholars
National Trust Curator Mark Purcell with Royal Oak scholars
Attingham Park, Shropshire
Attingham Park, Shropshire

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The latest from The AngloFiles

Importance of a Plaque & Swiss Music Box that Contains a Monkey
This blog continues in the “Europe & the U.S. in 99 Objects” series. Dr. Gabriella de la Rosa at the National Trust has started this project for the National Trust, originally published here, by delving into the Trust’s collections – nearly 1 million objects held at over 200 historic properties across the United Kingdom – to find objects with interesting, unusual and unexpected connections to Europe. These objects and their stories are being published in the form of a digital diary on the National Trust Collections website.

A portrait of 'the father of all mischiefs' & a 17th century snail
This blog continues in the “Europe & the U.S. in 99 Objects” series. Dr. Gabriella de la Rosa at the National Trust has started this project for the National Trust, originally published here, by delving into the Trust’s collections – nearly 1 million objects held at over 200 historic properties across the United Kingdom – to find objects with interesting, unusual and unexpected connections to Europe. These objects and their stories are being published in the form of a digital diary on the National Trust Collections website.

The Invention of Photography at Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire
William Henry Fox Talbot was a British scientist who created the first photographic negative at Lacock Abbey in 1835. He had become frustrated by his inability to paint and draw and wanted to find a way to 'fix images'.

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