Tag Archives: John Benjamin Smith

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 13.

Today, the 16th of August, is Madonna’s birthday. So, in celebration and for this weeks Find it Friday I thought we could have a look at a collections item that is very much in relation to Madonna, in fact it … Continue reading

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Conservation of two very different objects, in two very different ways.

Exhibitions are usually planned months, often years in advance and take a lot of work. Last week Katie S and I gave Bronwen a hand getting some paintings ready for a future exhibition that she is putting together. The paintings … Continue reading

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