Tag Archives: Taxidermy

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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Find it Friday! – Week 26.

On Monday and Tuesday I attended the Museums Association annual conference held in Liverpool. Over the course of these two days I attended ten seminars and lectures addressing various aspects of museum life. One of these lectures was entitled ‘Dead Zoos‘. Dead … Continue reading

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The Final instalment of Vernon Park.

On the 29th of July I started a project that, if you have read earlier posts or if you follow me on twitter you will know, I have been talking about constantly since I began, and this will not be … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 22.

The past couple of weeks I have been quite busy changing (what seems like a billion) object location and other Modes related exciting things so I haven’t go round to writing a blog that isn’t a Find it Friday recently, … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures. PART 2.

(Read Part 1 HERE.) 3: Salford Museum and Art Gallery. In 1850 Salford Museum opened as the Royal Museum and Public Library; it was the first free public library in the United Kingdom. Its popularity was so high that at … Continue reading

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Meeting, meetings, meetings. Locations, locations, locations.

It has been about two weeks since I have been able to write a blog, that wasn’t a Find it Friday, due to being a bit busy here and there. I have had quite a few meetings within our museum … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 4.

For Find it Friday this week I am going to be looking at the Red Fox and a beautiful example in our collection and some from various local, and not so local Museums. The Red Fox, Fox or Vulpes Vulpes is … Continue reading

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Bugs, Painting and Life on Mars.

Week 2 began with the disposal of the toilet from the Air Raid Shelters discussed HERE. Unfortunately, the quality was just too bad to reverse. The water had caused what appeared to be the initial stages of damp in the … Continue reading

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