Go to the Foundling Museum in London! "You have my heart Tho wee must Part" Nat.(born) Sept Token left by a mother forced by poverty to give up her child. The poignant but fascinating collection at the Foundling Museum.
Threads of Feeling - beautiful. Shown at The Foundling Museum in London. Swatches of fabric taken from clothing of babies abandoned at the Foundling hospital as a means of identification, incase the parents ever returned.
Foundling Museum:Love tokens The love tokens at the Foundling Hospital as it was are said to have been a great influence on Charles Dickens when he came to write Oliver Twist
from the Foundling Museum: London -- mother's who were desperately poor and in terrible circumstances gave up their babies, they hoped one day to be reunited with, and left a token, fabric or a button in order to recognise them.
Foundling Patchwork made from printed and woven fabrics, embroidered with a heart and cut in half. One half was left with a boy who was admitted in He was named Benjamin Twirl by the Foundling Hospital. His mother Sara Bender reclaimed him on June in