Snow-fight from a Victorian scrapbook assembled by Florence Hopper, 1886.
Two penguins, the trademark of the the press of Shackleton’s expedition to Antarctica (Antarctica: British Antarctic Expedition, 1908). Id6.2.
Eton playing fields in snow (photograph, c.1898). PA-A.68:35-2012
The sacrifice of Isaac by Evie Hone (stained glass, 1952). FDA-A.398:1/1h-2017
A Christmas card from Thomas Hardy’s Dorset house, Max Gate (1926)
A turkey and a dove from a Victorian scrapbook assembled by Florence Hopper, 1886.
Mountain scene by Eric Powell (watercolour, 1930)
The Adoration of the Magi from a Book of Hours (French, 15th/16th century). Eton MS 267
‘A loving gift to our troops in the field’: a certificate for a charitable donation to the war effort, German, WW1. ECL-O.122-2014
A coach in a snowdrift by Thomas Rowlandson (watercolour). FDA-D.452-2010
Barnes Pool, Eton by Albert Goodwin (watercolour with pen and ink, 1907). FDA-D.269-2010.
The Adoration of the Magi by Edward Burne-Jones (tapestry, 1890s). FDA-A.81:2-2013
Welcome to our final blog of the Michaelmas half! We’ve chosen twelve of our favourite seasonal objects from the Collections, for your festive enjoyment. Merry Christmas!