Adopt an Object-Loans Box, Victorian Clothes. A
Victorian clothes to recreate the victorian classroom experience. The dressing-up sets consist of mop caps, aprons,dresses. waistcoats, shirtsand caps. There are approximately 20 sets in the box.
The Victorian middle classes re-invented the concept of childhood.Taking their lead from the model created by Albert and Victoria they set out to create the “perfect family”. Besides creating the modern christmas, they also greatly altered the view of childrens’ clothing. This box sets out to help ilustrate the styles introduced for young wearers in the late 19th century.
Each item in our collection has its own curious story; from being created, travelling through different owners and uses, and ending up at Bailiffgate Museum where it starts a new life. We’d like to offer you the unique chance to help us raise essential Museum funds by choosing to adopt one of our fascinating items or displays, and become part of that story yourself.
Adoption costs £50 a year for an individual and £100 for a company, and all proceeds go to Bailiffgate Museum to help us fund our daily running costs.
Your donation brings you a special adoption certificate, a digital image of your object, free visits to your item, and your name credited on our website and in the display near your item.
For companies, we offer your logo on our website and a name credit near the item, an invitation to attend our special exhibition launch events throughout the year, special adoption certificate, a digital image of your object, and the chance for a photo opportunity with the item to use on your website or in local pres.
Whether as a gift for a friend, your company, or for yourself; adopting an object is a wonderful way to support your local Museum.
To adopt an object, please look through our items for adoption and decide which you would like to adopt, selecting personal or company sponsorship* as appropriate.
You can complete your purchase by card or Paypal as desired. Each sponsorship is for 12 calendar months from the point of purchase, and brings you all the benefits detailed above. Following your adoption we will contact you to arrange final details and despatch your adoption pack. .
NB If you wish to adopt an item for more than one year, just select the number of years as you order