Making Botswana: Baskets

This series of posts is inspired by objects from Botswana in RPMT’s collections which have been researched as part of the Making African Connections project. Many of these were collected by Reverend William Charles Willoughby, a missionary who lived and … Continued

Celebrating 100 years since the Representation of the People Act, 1918-2018

Do You Vote? Their Fight Our Future On the 6 February 1918, eight million women, out of an electorate of twenty one, were given the opportunity to vote. Only women over the age of 30 with educational & property qualifications … Continued

Ch-ch-ch-changes: the South Gate of the Royal Pavilion through the ages

The gateway at the southern entrance to the Royal Pavilion estate has gone through many transformations. The existing India Gate dates from 1921 and was designed by Thomas Tyrwhitt in a simple Gujarati style. It was erected as a gift … Continued