Thursday, 20 October 2011

Event - Insight into Victorian life (Retford)

An Art exhibition capturing the life and death of a Victorian child is to be displayed at Bassetlaw Museum.

Nellie was the daughter of T.J. and H. Barker of Sheffield and runs until 5th November.

A fascinating insight into mourning in Victorian times is provided by a poignant collection of the belongings of young Nellie Barker who died from TB at age 12 on December 27th 1890.

Opening times Monday to Saturday 10am-4.30pm.

For more information contact (01777) 713749.

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