Album of photographs and ephemera: Volume 13

Scope and Content

The album contains mostly family photographs and memorabilia, including the celebration of Sir Hugh and Lady Florence Bell's 50th wedding anniversary, Sir Hugh's 80th birthday, and the deaths of George Otto and Lady Caroline Trevelyan. There is also brief reference to the death of Gertrude Bell.
There are frequent photographs of the Trevelyan children with their cousins the Bells and Richmonds, and trips with the Order of Woodcraft Chivalry, school sports days, pageants and plays. There are postcards from a family trip to Belgium and Germany, including a visit to Salem.
There are also newspaper cuttings on the careers of family members, particularly Charles and Hugh Bell, and ephemera relating to Mary's involvement with the Council for the Protection of Rural England. Further ephemera relating to the 1927 solar eclipse is also included.
Following the death of Lady Caroline, a photographic record of the house and gardens at Welcombe is made, and the beginnings of capturing the transition from George Otto to Charles and Mary's ownership of Wallington can be seen on the final pages.

Access Information

Open to the public

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

This volume is extremely fragile and use of the digital surrogate is recommended where possible.