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Photographs of 19th Middlesex Battalion, Home Guard

Identifier: DE/Yo/G/19/1/1 · Date: 1943 - 1944 · Author: Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

Assembled by Lieutenant Colonel H Garton Ash. with letters from his son Major J Garton Ash, 1992. Includes Radlett and Borehamwood. Material collated for research purposes prior to the publication ...

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...

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: ‘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...

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...

Photographs of artwork: ‘My name in a 1640 document’

Identifier: HALS/TT1/1/35 · Date: 2014 · Author: Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

"I was very excited when Catharina showed me the alchemy volumes she had been inspired by. One of the drawings in the book, which we thought might be a love spell (because it includes two pairs of ...

Photographs of artwork: ‘Herbs and Spices’ by Moira Bunting

Identifier: HALS/TT2/1/12 · Date: 2015 · Author: Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

"I was fascinated with the ships' manifests in the Delm-Radcliffe archive and when I started reading about the Levant Company, which traded with the Middle East and with whom the family were involv...

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...