Thursday, October 10, 2013

Museum at Mildenhall - 2

High chair, not sure if this was not Edwardian

How to wash your clothes in the 19th Century

Bread making

Brings back memories

What can you say, except we saw a gigantic tv the other week for £36,000

The farm

Note his smock


4 comments:

  1. What a lovely display. Keith's mum and gran would have felt very at home with those laundry implements as his gran ran a laundry (was head-hunted and moved from Scarborough to Manchester to set one up in fact). Some of the other things are very familiar to me - mainly as I still use them! I loved seeing the rural farm displays too - reminds me of the Rural Life Museum at Breamore House on the borders of the New Forest near Downton. I have a little booklet on how to make a smock and would still like to try my hand . . . one of these years!

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  2. Hi Jennie, Hard work laundering in those days, forgot to photograph the three large brass bushel measures as well, which were pretty impressive. Long live little museums and their collections.

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  3. Fabulous exhibits. My Grandmother had one of those kitchen cupboardy things but with red doors rather than that very nice eau de nile!

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  4. Can you remember the avocado bathroom suites?, now of course it is all clinical white...

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