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Swallowtail and hairstreak butterflies

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Drawer of Butterflies, Swallowtail, Hairstreaks, Victorian

This is a drawer of specimens from the G.B. Routledge collection, gathered from the late Victorian era to the 1920s. It includes species such as the swallowtails and hairstreaks.

Copper and Blue butterflies

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Drawer of butterflies, Copper, Large Blue Blue, Victorian

This is a drawer of specimens from the G.B. Routledge collection gathered from the late Victorian era to the 1920s. It includes species including the Adonis Blue, the Large Blue, the Small Copper and the Holly Blue, identified by labels.

Amati Violin

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Amati Violin

Made c.1566 by Andrea Amati, this is one of the oldest violins in the world. A rare survivor from the earliest period of violin making, it is of outstanding international historical interest.

Georgian patchwork quilt

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Martha Jackson Quilt, Georgian

Patchwork quilt made and signed by Martha Jackson, 1790

Groom’s wedding suit, 1977

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Groom’s wedding suit, 1977

Groom’s wedding suit, 1977

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