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Welcome to Gathering the Jewels.

Here you will find over 20,000 images of objects, books, letters, aerial photographs and other items from museums, libraries and record offices in Wales.
 

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'Time Capsule'

'Time Capsule' of the new Wesleyan Chapel, Aberystwyth, 1878

Albino moles

Albino moles

Autograph of Rudolph Hess

Autograph of Rudolph Hess

Buffalos

Buffalos

Burial of camel 1872

Burial of camel 1872

Cursing pot

Cursing pot

Fox head and silver cup

Fox head and silver cup

Giant's shoe

Giant's shoe

Laurel Wreath and Peace Treaty

Laurel Wreath and Peace Treaty 1918

Mermaids

Mermaids

Model carved from mutton bones

Model carved from mutton bones

Napoleon's wallpaper

Napoleon's wallpaper

'Nelson's glass eye'

Nelson's glass eye

Pontypool shell grotto

Pontypool shell grotto

Recipe to cure the bite of a mad dog

Recipe to cure the bite of a mad dog

Roman Uvula Forceps

Roman Uvula Forceps

Sarah Jacob, 'The Welsh Fasting Girl' (1857-69)

Sarah Jacob, 'The Welsh Fasting Girl' (1857-69)

Scold's bridle

Scold's bridle

Shakespeare and Chepstow Castle

Shakespeare and Chepstow Castle

St Jacob's Ladder

St Jacob's Ladder

'Whiskey' the turnspit dog

Whiskey the turnspit dog