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HIDDEN TREASURES

THE OBJECTS THAT TELL A TALE

There is the weird and the wonderful; objects of every size and shape that remind us of everyday life in Jersey over the past century. These domestic treasures – from potato barrels to mangles - have been given to Jersey Heritage over the years and live in the Large Object Store. Mary Green goes behind closed doors to touch a little bit of history…

Val Nelson is the Senior Registrar at Jersey Heritage, responsible for taking in work that has been acquired or donated and keeping an eye on the collections. In the Large Object Store Mary Green asks her to select her favourite object…

Neil Mahrer has had his work cut out disentangling Jersey’s Coin Hoard. But he still finds time to select his favourite object from the Jersey Heritage Large Object Store…

 

Museum Registrar Jason Castledine is used to seeing everyday objects from a strange angle. The pieces he catalogues for Jersey Heritage tell a social history of life in the Island through the ages. Mary Green asked him to pick a favourite…

Jersey Heritage owns many more objects than it can ever display – many of them donated by local families. Now, some of these fascinating items are being brought out of storage to give Islanders an opportunity to ‘meet the collections…’