United Kingdom Collections

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Ceramic collection


The Ceramic Collection consists of European ceramics, mainly English, dating from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Burnett Collection


The Burnett Collection is comprised of a single silver case, stamped with the arms of The Kings Royal Rifles from the British Army, containing several small photographs and a metal…

Kenneth Birch Collection


Mr Birch's Civilisations Collection consists of approximately 400 publications dealing with the rise, maturity and decline of five great civilisations over 4 500 years. These publications on the Egyptian, Mesopotamian,…

N P van Wyk Louw collection


The collection includes about 7 500 monographs and 58 journal titles, proves. Roughly half of the collection consists of literary works: The Afrikaans section reflects Afrikaans literary history from its…