Lawrence House Museum

Costume Collection

There is a wonderful collection of costumes from the 18th century to the 1960s, including a uniform jacket of the Launceston and Newport Volunteers, formed to counter a threat from Napoleon.

Upstairs this season is an exhibition of   elegant wedding dresses dating from the 1860s to the 1960s and also a collection of evening dresses covering the same time range complete with accessories

Right - a stunning and slinky 1930s dress

Costume Collection