Keeping up Appearances

Keeping up Appearances
Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery

When: 21 November 2017 to 20 May 2018
Where: RAMM, Courtyard
Time: 10am - 5pm
Suitable for: Any age

On the Home Front during the First World War, women were encouraged to maintain a positive outlook and to dress well, especially when men returned from posts overseas. This small display will showcase a selection of pretty, decorative accessories worn for days out or for evening occasions.

Part of a four-year programme commemorating the First World War led by the Imperial War Museum this small changing display focuses on RAMM’s collections and the First World War’s impact on the South West.

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