Objet Trouvé means found object.
Discovering artifacts, whether they are old bottles, tools from another era or objects
which are unidentifiable has an intrigue and excitement of its own. It makes history
and the imagination connect. The relics in this book were found in and around Jaywick Martello Tower during its renovation between 2002 and 2005. Here Glover has placed
them under the objective light of a scanner, giving them the aura of museum pieces.
"The objects are currently kept in storage until they can be correctly preserved
and displayed. Research has begun to find their direct link with the Tower.
It is interesting to find such a variety of objects of the different periods
of the Tower’s history."
Kerith Ririe, Jaywick Tower Manager
Objet Trouvé is part of the series Napoléon’s Telescope, completed during
Glover’s residency at Martello Tower C, at Jaywick, near Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.