We were moved by textile artist Roszanne Hawksley's installation to commemorate the beginning of the First World War. Spread over 4 rooms in the Queen's House, the pieces deal with the meaning of commemoration and memoralization.
A hand-sewn body bag for burials at sea.
For Alice Hunter, 2003 refers to Hawksley's widowed grandmother who made a living sewing sailors' collars from the First til the 2nd world war.
A poignant Memorial wreath of military gloves.
A final "sweetheart token" pincushion. Rozanne Hawksley's installation is on until November 1st, 2014.