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Scraps of Nature

Scraps of Nature

Scraps of Nature Self portrait c.1800, oil on canvas IPSMG:R.1906.23    By Emma Roodhouse, Collections and Learning Curator  * Click on the photos below to visit our Collections Online database and discover more. * ​ ‘The subjects which he selected were such as...
Landscape Research Group

Landscape Research Group

Landscape Research Group By Emma Roodhouse, Collections and Learning Curator ​ What do maps, well-being and the climate crisis have to do with landscape art? These are just the sorts of questions that the Landscape Research Group seeks to explore. This research group...
Mackmurdo and the Century Guild

Mackmurdo and the Century Guild

Mackmurdo and the Century Guild By Liz Tregenza, Collections and Learning Curator * Click on the photos below to visit our Collections Online database and discover more about that object. *   Colchester + Ipswich Museums hold a rich collection of material...
John  Moore of Ipswich

John Moore of Ipswich

John Moore of Ipswich ‘A painter of land and sea’ by Emma Roodhouse, Collections and Learning Curator * Click on the photos below to visit our Collections Online database and discover more about Moore. * “Visitors to the gallery always look for a...
Changing hands

Changing hands

Changing hands By Liz Tregenza, Collections and Learning Curator  In this blog post I’m going to concentrate on the people who previously owned Walton Bridges, and the significance of J.M.W. Turner’s art for those who collected it. Provenance is greatly...
Botanising Turner

Botanising Turner

Botanising Turner ​Guest blog by Dr David Waterhouse, Senior Curator of Natural History at Norfolk Museums Service Many of us have heard of forensic entomology – where the succession of various insects and other invertebrates found on corpses are used to figure out...

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