Video: Mary's Elephant, Elizabeth's Spinet by Ruth Padel

Event - Pearl, Poetry and Pre-Raphaelites

Mon 12 May 2014 14:00

“I pine away, grievously wounded by the power of my love for that pearl.” Using objects from the Word & Image Department, untangle the many layers of love, bereavement, beauty, faith and visionary experience in this fourteenth-century poem.

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Elephant Phone Charm by La Cuoieria

Elephant Phone Charm by La Cuoieria

Elephant phone charm by La Cuoieria.   This quirky charm has is part of a collection of accessories sourced from Sicily. Each piece is handma…

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The Medal Cabinet Appeal

We urgently need your help to raise £534,000 to save this rare and remarkable medal cabinet from export. We only have until July 2014 to acquire it and ensure its place in the national collections.

Help us buy The Medal Cabinet