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Stories In Stone

Stories In Stone

Stories In Stone By Glynn Davis, Senior Collections and Learning Curator  * Click on the photos below to visit our Collections Online database and discover more about that object. * Colchester Museums care for a fascinating collection of Roman intaglios. These small...
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,...
Takeaways from China

Takeaways from China

← Previous blog The following is taken from an ICON article written by Conservator, Robert Entwistle Over the past 4 years Colchester + Ipswich Museums have had partnerships with 2 Chinese Museums, Xuzhou and Nanjing to put on exhibitions in Colchester Castle. I...
Conserving Bones

Conserving Bones

← Previous blog Next blog → The following is taken from a presentation given by Robert Entwistle ACR and Emma Hogarth, Conservation Officers for Colchester + Ipswich Museums, at a NatSCA conference   The article by Lori Covington “A Sticky Solution”, in Icon...
The Ipswich Ichthyosaur

The Ipswich Ichthyosaur

← Previous blog Next blog → Back in the summer, Dean Lomax from the University of Manchester visited Ipswich Museum and gave staff the opportunity to see an exhibit close-up for the first time in over 70 years. As a world expert on fossilised sea monsters,...

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