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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, Surrey.'

Notes:  Coombe Warren House was 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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