Art & collections
Objects in focus
With life so different, don’t forget that the clocks go forward this weekend. This 8-day French mantel clock of 1880 is in the collection of Lord Fairhaven at Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire.
Symbols on this glass reveal the secret Jacobite loyalties of the Bedingfeld family of Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk. Sold in 1908, the glass is back at Oxburgh, on loan from the Drambuie Collection.
This delightful watercolour, entitled ‘Springtime’, was painted by Beatrix Potter and now hangs in the entrance hall of Hill Top, her Cumbrian residence.
This characterful little lamb stands in the garden of Shaw’s Corner, Hertfordshire. Made of bronze, it is the creation of Prince Paolo Troubetzkoy (1866-1938), artist and friend of George Bernard Shaw.
After years of historical detective work, nine lost statues of the ‘Muses’ – goddesses of the creative arts and poetry – have been recreated and installed in the gardens at Stowe, Buckinghamshire.
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The majority of objects in our care are recorded on our National Trust Collections website. You'll find many intriguing items to explore at places near you