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We Are Not Amused IX

Collection, History

What became of Queen Victoria’s would-be assailants?

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In The Frame: Bryan Charnley and the art of schizophrenia

Art, Collection, Exhibitions

Bryan Charnley was a British artist who sought to capture in paint the experience of schizophrenia. On the occasion of an upcoming exhibition at the Museum of t

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In the Frame for July 2014: Valerie Potter’s ‘Untitled’

Art, Collection

This month's 'In The Frame' is kindly contributed by reader Jenni Lidyard, who looks at Valerie Potter's, 'Untitled'.

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Object Lesson II

Collection, History

Thanks to U3A volunteer, Peter Charles, for sharing his research on the Sports Cup.

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Object Lesson I

Collection, History

Thanks to U3A volunteer, Peter Charles, for starting us off with an interesting insight into the history of the nit comb.

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Mansions in the Orchard

Collection, History, Personal accounts

Read the latest news from our Manisons in the Orchard project.

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Object Lessons: Introduction

Collection, History

Over a period of 12 weeks, volunteer researchers from the University of the Third Age (U3A) have been delving into the past of some of the museum’s collection o

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In the Frame for May 2014: Nick El Fry’s ‘Self Portrait as Saint Paul’

Art, Collection

This month's 'In the Frame' is written by volunteer, Kirsten Tambling.

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We Are Not Amused IV

Collection, History, Literature

Dr Nick Hervey examines the historic role of the police in royal protection in the fourth in a series of twelve guest posts.

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Artist in Focus VII - Charles Sims

Art, Collection

Find out more about the life and work of artist Charles Sims.

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Artist in Focus VI - Madge Gill

Art, Collection

Read more about the life and work of artist Madge Gill.

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Artist in Focus V - Jonathan Martin

Art, Collection

Find out more about the life and work of artist Jonathan Martin.

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