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Find it Friday! – Week 42.

This week is the penultimate Find it Friday as I shall be leaving the Curatorial Services in less than two weeks. Due to this I am frantically trying to get all the current projects I have on the go completed. One of … Continue reading

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11 questions to a museum blogger for #MuseumWeek

I have been nominated by Claire Miles, HLF trainee curator in Natural History at the Manchester Museum (read her blog HERE) to answer 11 questions about being a museum blogger, a chain blog started during #MuseumWeek on Twitter. So, here … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 38.

I have referred to this week’s Find it Friday object in an earlier post (HERE) but now I have completed work on it I have decided to have a closer look. This Globe is part of the support collection that … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 35.

Again, I must apologise as I have not wrote a blog for a while as I have been very, very busy. With numerous museums visits and various projects currently on the go, I hope to do a couple of catchup blogs in … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 31.

Christmas is upon us! And because of this, could this weeks Find it Friday have been anything but festive themed? Of course not. We have over 1000 Christmas objects in our collection and most of these are Christmas cards. This … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 30.

Vernon Park Museum was purpose built in 1860 when two Stockport MP’s James Kershaw and John Benjamin Smith each gave £500 towards Stockport Museum being built within the grounds of Vernon Park. Smith had purchased 47 paintings during his grand … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 29.

On this day, December 6th, in 2006 NASA revealed photographs taken by Mars Global Surveyor that suggested the presence of liquid water on Mars! So, in honour of this today’s Find it Friday is a celebration of the exploration of and the … Continue reading

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