James Watt was one of the first Wardens of the Birmingham Assay Office, established in 1773. To celebrate Watt 2019 The Assay Office is opening the doors to its important private collections. Curator Craig O Donnell will deliver a brief talk before inviting visitors to view the impressive array of silver coins and medals from the Soho Mint.
Private Assay Office ledgers and books not normally accessible will also be on display.
For more information please visit www.jameswatt2019.org.
Date: Fri, 12 April 2019 14:00 – 15:00
2.00pm: Arrival – tea, coffee & biscuits in the impressive Assay Office Foyer
2.15pm: Introduction to the Silver Collection from Craig O'Donnell
2.35pm Time to browse the Silver Collection and selected archive material at your leisure
3.00pm Visit ends
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