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Visit our shop and choose from a wide range of Huguenot inspired gifts. Our shop includes beautiful crafts and a range of products and gifts including jewellery, toiletries and the Museum’s branded tea towels and tote bags.

We also stock a range of books about Huguenot history, crafts and historical novels.

If you have any queries about our stock or are interested in displaying your crafts with us then please visit the museum or call us on 01634 789347.

Featured Artists

Margo Selby 

To tie in with an exhibition of Margo Selby’s work from Friday 15 December, we are stocking a beautiful range of Margo’s scarves, cushions and towels. www.margoselby.com

French Hospital in England

The French Hospital in England by Tessa Murdoch & Randolph Vigne

£20.00

This first account of the history of The French Hospital and its collections takes the reader through the days of the refuge in the first La Providence, off Old Street, London, through its near-century in the green fields of Hackney, two World Wars, and its expropriation in the overcrowded post-war borough, then an interlude in rural Sussex and the move to Rochester in 1965.

SKU: 978-0-9524322-7-2 Category:

Description

“This richly illustrated account will appeal to a wide audience including social and art historians and all who are interested in Huguenot heritage”.

This first account of the history of The French Hospital and its collections takes the reader through the days of the refuge in the first La Providence, off Old Street, London, through its near-century in the green fields of Hackney, two World Wars, and its expropriation in the overcrowded post-war borough, then an interlude in rural Sussex and the move to Rochester in 1965.The personalities, achievements and the contemporary social scene are brought to life in this 292-year story.

More than a hundred new photographs featuring the museum’s collections of paintings, engravings, silver, furniture and memorabilia provide a unique visual record.

128 pp. ~ 145 illustrations

11 5/8 × 8 5/8 in. (296 × 220 mm).

Paperback edition: £18.50+ £3 postage and packaging (UK)