Objects of Mystery

This month we’re following a bit of a gruesome path so take this as a warning for the squeamish amongst you! These curious little brass instruments (a little clue there) are kept in Top Royal. They look harmless enough, don’t they? Any guesses on this very Victorian cure (another clue for you!) It’s a blood…

Charles Paget Wade – Architect

 From his earliest years Charles Paget Wade was more inclined to imaginative design and invention than academic study. The saving grace of his schooldays was drawing, a subject he enjoyed and was good at. In his memoir ‘Days Far Away’ he recalls ‘I never had the faintest desire to be top of any classes…I would…