Toy doll, about 1950

Baby doll toy, made of moulded plastic, with cream frilled silk shirt, blue velvet trousers, cream knitted underwear. Made in DDR, Germany. possibly 1940/50's. Part of a collection of objects given by family who had formerly lived in Arthur Road, Windsor

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Glass Bauble, about 1899

This bauble once hung on a Christmas tree in St. George’s Hall, Windsor Castle. It was given to a local girl, Mabel Biles by Queen Victoria during a sumptuous Christmas tea at the castle.

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Evacuee suitcase, about 1940.

In 1939, at the beginning of World War 2, children in London and other major cities were evacuated to the countryside or to small towns like Windsor. Children were only allowed to take a few items with them on their journey and small affordable cardboard suit cases like this were popular.

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Ascot – The New Racing Game, circa 1900-1910

These horse and jockey figures 'race' towards the box when the handle is turned. This may have been a game for older children. The game consists of a box containing 6 horses with jockeys on wires which has a mechanism that means a different horse wins each time when the handle is turned.

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