Monthly Archives: August 2016

Inspired by George Eliot’s Boots

Our August object handling session, examines two items from our collections, which respond to the theme: Dress to Impress. One of the objects we shall share with our visitors at the session is a beautiful pair of cream, kid leather … Continue reading

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Baby’s first shoes

This week I’m sharing items from one of our latest acquisitions, a collection of five pairs of baby’s shoes. The shoes were worn by Duncan Claridge who was born in Nuneaton in 1949. They¬†date from the late 1940s and early … Continue reading

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