Dorset History Centre is working in partnership with the National Trust at Kingston Lacy and the Priest’s House Museum in Wimborne on an exciting project focused on one of Dorset’s largest and most significant archive collections, that of the Bankes family.
Work is underway on Unlocking the Bankes Archive, a project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund to support the discovery of this internationally significant archive.
Invite to a Garden Party, 1897
Middle Eastern letter, 1810s
Kingston Hall, by Charles Barry, 1835
Surrender of Drayton's Tenement, Corfe Castle, 1754
Corfe Castle, 1586