Research into Layton’s collection

Research projects are gradually adding to our knowledge of Layton and our understanding of the collection. These include discoveries made during the audit of the book, map and print collections at Hounslow Library and specific research projects by Museum of London staff and others into the archaeology and ethnography collections.

Research papers:

<a href=” Report_Maori Treasure Box_External Copy.pdf”> <strong>Layton’s Maori Treasure Box – a documentation report </strong>by Rosamund Currie, Glynn Davis, Catherine Elliott, Umaporn Kruekamwang and Raquel Pinto</a>

<a href=” Davis_MA Dissertation_ The Thomas Layton Collection_External Copy.pdf”> <strong>Reassembling the <em>Artificial Curiosities</em> of a Victorian Antiquarian</strong> by Glynn Davis MA </a>

Contemporary newspaper accounts of the bequest can be found here:

<a href=””><strong>Moving Layton’s Collection to Brentford Library</strong> 26 Sept 1913 </a>

<a href=””><strong>A Brentford Treasure House</strong> 5 Sept 1915 </a>