Objects in Photographs and Paper Ephemera collection
Certificate produced by the Over-Seas Club, issued to children for sending gifts to soldiers and sailors overseas, dated 1916.
Greeting ‘Airgraph’ letter printed on bromide paper, in a system used during the Second World War to reduce the bulk of mail between armed forces overseas and next of kin in the UK.
The Sun Inn, in Cirencester Market Place, was one of the reputed overnight stops for the future King Charles II as he fled after the Battle of Worcester in 1651.
A photograph showing Mrs Pankhurst, the celebrated Women’s Suffrage campaigner, visiting Cirencester to address a ‘Votes for Women’ meeting in the Bingham Hall in July 1911.