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Items from UK Music Colleges and Societies


    Birmingham School of Music

  • FBSM Gown, A.G.Almond, c.1980s, Ref. WBS-263a.
  • FBSM Hood, Wm. Northam & Co, c.1980s, Ref. WBS-263b.
  • Cambridge Society of Musicians

  • FCSM Hood, Ede & Ravenscroft, c.1970s, Ref. WBS-035. View image.
  • FCSM Hood, Ede & Ravenscroft, 1993/4, Ref. WNWG-026. View image.
  • HonFCSM Hood, Ede & Ravenscroft, 1995/6, Ref. WJC-002.
  • Correspondence College of Church Music

  • DipCCCM Hood, Ede & Ravenscroft, Late 1980s, Ref. WBP-001. View image.
  • Curwen College of Music

  • HonCCM Hood (1972-97), Ryder & Amies, 1990, Ref. WNWG-015. This hood is made in an Oxford Burgon [s2] shape, but should correctly be in Warham Guild [f11] shape. View image.
  • FCCM Hood (1997-2010), c.2000, Ref. WBS-223. View image.
  • Independent Contemporary Music Awards (ICMA)

  • CertMus Hood, Wm. Northam & Co, c.1980s, Ref. WBS-139.
  • DipMus Hood, Wm. Northam & Co, c.1993/94, Ref. WBS-138.
  • DipMus Hood, ICMA Robes, c.1998, Ref. WBS-165.
  • FDipMus Hood, Wm. Northam & Co, c.1993/94, Ref. WBS-136.
  • HonICMA Hood, Wm. Northam & Co, c.1993/94, Ref. WBS-137.
  • Hire Hood, Unknown maker, c.1999, Ref. WBS-135.
  • Irish Guild of Organists and Choirmasters

  • FIGOC Hood, Philip Lowe, 1990s, Ref. WBS-224. View image.
  • Lambeth Palace

  • Archbishop's Diploma in Church Music (ADCM) Hood, Unknown Maker, 1960's, Ref. WBS-245. View image.
  • Archbishop's Diploma in Church Music (ADCM) Hood, T.Pratt & Sons Ltd, 1970's, Ref. WBS-262.
  • Lancashire School of Music

  • LLSM Hood, J.Wippell & Co, c.1980s, Ref. WBS-042. View image.
  • London College of Music

  • LLCM Hood, Wm. Northam & Co, Ref. WBS-105. Made in the London [f3] rather than Cambridge [f1] shape.
  • FLCM Hood, Wm. Northam & Co, Ref. WBS-098.
  • Metroploitan College of Music

  • FMCM Hood, Robes of Distinction, 2000s, Ref. WBS-225. View image.
  • National College of Music

  • LNCM Hood, Unknown Maker, Late C20th, Ref. WAMT-028. View image.
  • FNCM Hood, Unknown Maker, c.1960s, Ref. WAMT-011. Made in the Edinburgh [s4] rather than Oxford simple [s1] shape. View image.
  • North and Midlands School of Music

  • NMSM Millennium Hood, Ede & Ravenscroft, c.2000, Ref. WBS-189. View image.
  • Northern School of Music

  • GNSM Hood, Wm. Northam & Co, Mid C20th, Ref. WPGL-002.
  • Norwich School of Church Music

  • FNSCM Hood (1981-95), Ede & Ravenscroft, 1993/4, Ref. WBS-045. View image.
  • Royal Academy of Music

  • LRAM Hood, Wm. Northam & Co, c.1980s, Ref. WBS-114.
  • Royal College of Music

  • ARCM Hood, Wm. Northam & Co, c.1970s, Ref. WJC-001.
  • RCM BMus Hood, Wm. Northam & Co, 2000s, Ref. WBS-216. View image.
  • Royal College of Organists

  • ARCO Hood (1971-2000), Stark Brothers, Late C20th, Ref. WAMT-008. Made with the wrong brocade. View image.
  • FRCO Hood (1866-1971), Ede & Ravenscroft, Mid C20th, Ref. WAMT-001. View image.
  • FRCO Hood (1866-1971), J.Wippell & Co, Early C20th, Ref. WJB-002.
  • FRCO Hood (1866-1971), J.Wippell & Co, Mid C20th, Ref. WJB-003.
  • FRCO Hood (1866-1971), Unknown Maker, Mid C20th, Ref. WBS-210.
  • RCO CHD Hood, Robes of Distinction, 2011, Ref. WBS-215. View image.
  • Royal Northern College of Music

  • RNCM Hood (Unadopted prototype), Ede & Ravenscroft, c.1999, Ref. WPG-001. Made in Dublin [f2] shape. View image.
  • GRNCM Hood, Wm. Northam & Co, Late C20th, Ref. WBS-181.
  • Royal School of Music

  • GRSM Hood, Ref. WBS-222. View image.
  • Trinity College of Music

  • LTCL Hood, Unknown Maker, Early C20th, Ref. WJB-004.
  • FTCL Hood, Ede & Ravenscroft, c.1970s, Ref. WAMT-003. View image.
  • GTCL Hood, Ede & Ravenscroft, c.1970s, Ref. WBS-354.
  • Victoria College of Music

  • FVCM Gown, D.A.Ferguson, c.1961, Ref. WAMT-015.
  • CT, VCM Hood, Unknown Maker, c.1960s, Ref. WAMT-006. View image.