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Waugh Ear Trumpet to be Displayed in Glastonbury
BBC Radio Somerset has interviewed the director of the South West Heritage Trust which recently acquired one of Evelyn Waugh’s ear trumpets. This is Tom Mayberry who is interviewed by Radio Somerset’s Charlie Taylor. Mayberry explains that the ear trumpet is intended to … Continue reading
Posted in Brideshead Revisited, Combe Florey, Interviews, Newspapers, Radio Programs Tagged BBC Radio Somerset, Church of St Edward the Confessor Kempley, ear trumpet, Hereford Times, Lygon family, Somerset Rural Life Museum, South West Heritage Trust, Tom Mayberry Comments Off on Waugh Ear Trumpet to be Displayed in Glastonbury
Ear Trumpet Sold at Auction
One of Waugh’s ear trumpets sold at auction earlier this week. The hammer price was £2,200. Thanks to Rich Oram, who is suffering non-bidder’s regret, for passing this along.
Posted in Auctions, Chattels & Movables Tagged ear trumpet, Forum Auctions 2 Comments
Evelyn Waugh’s ear trumpet vs. £4,000 worth of electronic hearing aids
Alexander Chancellor tries Waugh’s notorious ear trumpet, and is impressed: On Christmas Day, in the Somerset home of my daughter Eliza, and her husband, Alexander Waugh, Evelyn’s grandson, I was offered the novelist’s old ear trumpet to try. I am … Continue reading
Posted in Alexander Waugh, Chattels & Movables, Sightings Tagged Alexander Chancellor, ear trumpet, Spectator 1 Comment