This year celebrates the 300th anniversary of Sir Joshua Reynolds’s birth. Knole Stories is featuring interviews with people recalling their conservation work on some of the paintings and frames in Knole’s collection. Do explore some of our other interview excerpts posted on this website. Our archive dates from the 1880s, recording life in an era long gone. You can search by decades or by using keywords such as childhood, conservation or estate life.
If you’d like to listen to any of these interviews in full, you’re invited to search the British Library’s online catalogue, using ‘Knole’ as one of your search keywords. You can then read each interview’s timed content summary and reserve the recording for playback at the British Library in London.