Category Archives: Object of the Month

Favourite artefacts |Shona Lowerson-Head

Shonagh Lowerson-Head, our learning and audiences officer tells us about her favourite object in the collection. My favourite object in the museum is not the oldest, the rarest or most impressive artefact on display. In fact, in isolation it is … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: Waterloo Medal of QM Finlay King

June’s Object of the Month continues the celebration of the 200 year anniversary since the Battle of Waterloo and The Black Watch’s involvement in the Waterloo Campaign, with a fragment of the 42nd’s Colours and the Waterloo Medal of Quartermaster … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: Watch of Capt PL Moubray

November’s Object of the Month continues the theme of the First World War with the watch of Captain Percy Lionel Moubray. Unfortunately Captain PL Moubray was killed in action on the 29th October 1914 at the First Battle of Ypres whilst serving … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: Sword of Captain CLC Bowes-Lyon

This month’s Object of the Month is the sword belonging to Captain CLC Bowes-Lyon, the cousin of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. He was killed in October 1914 at the First Battle of the Ypres in Belgium, whilst serving in … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: Aberfeldy Memorial Axe

We continue to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the National Fund for Acquisition with this month’s object of the month. July’s object is a memorial axe, a small silver version of the ‘Lochaber’ axe used by the Marquis of Breadalbane … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: Shako of the 73rd

The month’s object of the month is once again an artefact purchased with support from the National Fund for Acquisitions, which celebrated its 60th anniversary this past December. June’s object is a shako of the 73rd Regiment, of the pattern … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: No Surrender by Frank Feller

The National Fund for Acquisitions recently celebrated its 60th anniversary in December 2013. To help them celebrate, many of this year’s Object of the Month posts will be objects acquired with support from the NFA, starting with May! May’s Object … Continue reading

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