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ID number:  BIRRC-H0072
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  University Heritage Collection
Title / Object name:  Commemorative Trowel
Object type:  Trowel
Materials:  Metal and Ivory
Measurements:  22.1 x 8.5 cm
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Heart shaped trowel with a cream (ivory?) handle. Inscription reads ‘In 1867 Blanche Lilian Galsworthy, aged 3, laid the foundation stone of Coombe Warren House, Surry, lived in by John Galsworthy her father and his family. It suggested to her brother John Galsworthy “The Forsyte Saga’s” Robin Hill’.

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