Object archive

Stewart miniatures

The Stewart miniatures, is a group of five portrait miniatures of members of the Stewart family in a period frame. Two are of Lieutenant-General the Honourable Sir William Stewart who is best remembered for his key role as second-in-command to Colonel Coote Manningham in establishing, organising and training the Experimental Corps of Riflemen (later the 95th…

Medal group of Lt-Col The Lord Ruthven

A medal group that may not be unique, but is certainly very unusual as it reflects the extraordinary length of service of the recipient, Lieutenant Colonel Lord Ruthven of The Rifle Brigade, extending over 64 years to include the Crimean War (1854-56), the South African War (1899-1902) and the First World War (1914-18).

Crosse family seal

The seal is one of a number of items relating to the Crosse family donated to the Museum following the death of Lieutenant-Colonel R.B. Crosse DSO*, formerly of The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, in 1970.

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