The larger than average, 2.8m from end to tip, mineralised tusk of a male mammoth on display at the Willis Museum Archaeology Gallery under went a lengthy conservation process in
This tin glazed earthenware figure, dated 1679 and thought to have been manufactured in London, was originally thought to represent Apollo but research has linked the imagery to
Hampshire’s archival collections of Burberry material date from the 19th century, with billheads, advertisements, and packaging. From the Edwardian period there is memorabilia from
As a nation trading with Europe, China has a history extending back more than two thousand years. Famously, the Roman Empire imported vast quantities of silk from China via a chain
Cars 1903-1912 Thornycroft manufactured cars between 1903 and 1912. In the early part of this period, British cars sometimes used major items and components of foreign origin, but
The Thornycroft name has been associated with shipbuilding, marine engineering and other activities for well over a century. However, there are many people living today who can
Hampshire was the birthplace of some famous 20th century toys. Scalextric was first made at the Minimodels factory in Havant in 1956. Minibrix, an interlocking construction toy and
The Bromfield Herbarium (There are two herbaria - the other being housed at Kew) came into the care of the Hampshire County Council Museums Service in 2001. The core of the
Use the Taxidermists finder to search from the abridged list of Hampshire and Isle of Wight taxidermists taken from: Taylor, Christine: 1997: Directory of Hampshire Taxidermists