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Footwear, and Fashion on firstBASE

How to identify and document objects relating to, footwear

firstBASE Editor's choice - inspired by the seaside

Explore the social history and material culture of seaside holidays and summer fun!

Tools of the Trade - Tell us what you think

Comment on our Tools of the Trade films

Event: Plastics Seminar

23rd May 2014

Event: Marvellous Medicines seminar

From the numerous drug jars, surgical implements and anatomical drawings held by the specialist medical museums to the odd tooth extractor, pill box or hernia truss we find in our social history stores many of us are faced with medical objects in our cura

Object Focus : Fancy Ices

Fancy ices were a very popular part of late nineteenth century dinner menus for the middle and upper classes. They were shaped using moulds many of which have subsequently found their way into museum collections.