Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker: 850 Years of London Livery Company Treasures

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Objects from some of the world's oldest guilds are on display, many of them for the first time, in this exhibition showcasing the collections held by London's Livery Companies – the 108 trade associations in the City of London. Highlights include the oldest recorded livery charter (the charter granted to the Weavers' Company in 1155 by Henry II), a portrait of Henry VIII and the Barber Surgeons by Hans Holbein the Younger, the only known pair of Scarlett-type temple spectacles in the world, dating from around 1730, and the left-hand coronation gloves of both Elizabeth I and Elizabeth II. There's also a programme of events.

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