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Photograph of artwork: ‘Stitched Vessel’

Identifier: HALS/TT1/1/34 · Date: 2014 · Author: Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

"This vessel was inspired by the Grant of Arms for the Wittewronge family, Sir John's race card for Brocket hall, 17th century gaming bags (the bases were often embroidered with the owner's coat of...

Photograph of artwork: ‘From bills and paper? to fashion and silk’ by Sue Burton

Identifier: HALS/TT2/1/15 · Date: 2015 · Author: Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

"My inspiration was the bundle of bills, particularly the shape of the bundle and textures of the paper edges. I chose silk fabric as the Radcliffe's trading base in the 18th century was Aleppo, w...

Photographs of artwork: ‘All Aboard!’ by Sue Dunkerley

Identifier: HALS/TT2/1/18 · Date: 2015 · Author: Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

"The manifest of the New Phillis, Captain George Long journeying back to London in June 1750 and a list of the crew with a red seal against each name, were my inspiration. The Radcliffe family wer...

Photographs of artwork: ‘The Archivist’s Apron’ by Connie Flynn

Identifier: HALS/TT2/1/22 · Date: 2015 · Author: Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

"Bundles of bills - Tools - Trade - Weights - Measures - Rules - 'Crew of the Delawar' records - these are a few of my inspirational things!

"The Archivist's Apron is a direct response to docume...

Photograph of artwork: ‘Outside Where I Have Been’

Identifier: HALS/TT1/1/21 · Date: 2014 · Author: Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

"Inspired by Sir John Wittewronge's weather diary, I have been making daily pictures. Each month I use a different painting or drawing medium and docus on different aspects of 'outside.' For Febru...

Photographs of artwork: ‘Sir John Wittewronge’

Identifier: HALS/TT1/1/2 · Date: 2014 · Author: Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

"After the introduction to the documents in November 2013, I felt that Sir John Wittewronge was at the centre of the project. I have therefore chosen four topics to use on the pages of a fabric boo...

Photographs of artwork: ‘Signed, Sealed, Delivered’ by Sian Fenwick

Identifier: HALS/TT2/1/21 · Date: 2015 · Author: Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

"I was inspired by the ship's articles of the officers and crew of the Delawar, written in 1746. I was interested in the professions from captain to surgeon, able seaman to boy and intrigued by th...

Photographs of artwork: ‘The Solitary Waltz’ by Jojo Taylor

Identifier: HALS/TT2/1/41 · Date: 2015 · Author: Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

"A hybrid textile and sound piece combining the style of clothes that a female might have worn entering an asylum in the 1900s and a strait jacket that she may have been restrained in. Made out of ...

Photographs of artwork: ‘Through Winter to Spring’

Identifier: HALS/TT1/1/29 · Date: 2014 · Author: Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

"The weather diary was my inspiration. I am fascinated by handwriting and loved the layout of the book as well as the observations of the weather and daily events. I made my own notes about the wea...

Photographs of artwork: ‘The Alchemical Curiosity Cabinet’

Identifier: HALS/TT1/1/32 · Date: 2014 · Author: Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

"Discovering a series of documents on Alchemy, Astrology and Medicine from the 1640's in the Wittewronge collection got me really excited because of a life-long interest in these subjects. Being th...