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Cradle to Grave Gallery

Objects and panel descriptions in case at Abington Park Museum exhibition Cradle to Grave.


Celebrating and commemorating life in Northampton from 1800 to 1950 the gallery focusses on people's stories of birth, marriage and death. Object rich displays highlight childhood, education and domestic life including washday and medical treatment before the formation of the National Health Service in 1948.

Cradle to Grave key objects

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