Author Archives: William Hart

  1. New exhibition

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    We are pleased to announce that there is currently an exhibition of some of our drawings and the silver that was inspired by them at Bucks County Museum in Aylesbury. As always it is an honour to be chosen to have our drawings displayed and we are hopeful that the exhibition is well-received and proves popular.

    Further details can be found here:

    The exhibition runs until 8th December 2018

  2. The first part of the project ends

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    After 4 years the first phase of the project has now finished. We have finished cleaning where necessary all of the drawings which needed to be. The whole collection of some 3000 drawings have now been safely transported to Gloucester Archives where they will be kept securely and in carefully controlled conditions so as not to cause any degradation in their quality. They are now available to access digitally in the database that we have built up. An oral archive which consists of over 3 hours of people’s thoughts and reminiscences is now available to view. Our learning resources are now available to view in this website.
    Our heartfelt thanks to all of the volunteers who have helped to progress the project and most of all to the Heritage Lottery Fund, without whose generous grant none of this would have been possible.
    Now on to the next stage!

  3. Exhibition now on

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    Our exhibition is now up and running at Compton Verney. It seems to have been very well received and we urge anyone who is interested to go and see it before it finishes on September 13th. For more information please visit their website: