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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...
Changing hands

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...
Creating Constable

Creating Constable

Creating Constable John Constable (1776-1837) – Willy Lott’s House, Flatford, 1816, oil on canvas   Family, Friends and Artists in East Anglia Emma Roodhouse, Collections and Learning Curator 2021 is a significant year for the artist, John Constable 1776-1837,...
Inspired by collections

Inspired by collections

← Previous blog Next blog → Hello I’m Laura, I am a student studying for a BA Honours fashion and textiles degree at Colchester School of Art.  As part of my course staff from Colchester and Ipswich Museums visited us at the university where we began to...

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