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Cotton to Gold exhibition: Extraordinary Collections of the Industrial North West

Cotton to Gold: Extraordinary Collections of the Industrial North West was the fourth exhibition in the hugely successful Winter Exhibition Programme at Two Temple Place, London (January – April 2015). The exhibition profiled a selection of successful 19th century industrialists and philanthropists who made their fortunes in the cotton industry and showcased the collections they […]

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A taxidermist’s working life in the 19th Century

From the Edinburgh University Press Journals Blog April 30, 2014 An April article in Archives of natural history gives a fascinating insight into the life of Charles Francis Adams, a young American who prepared, stuffed and mounted the skins of birds and mammals for display. It also details the early years of the Auckland Museum […]

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