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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,...
Wolsey’s Portrait; the Recurring Image

Wolsey’s Portrait; the Recurring Image

← Previous blog Philip Wise, Heritage Manager for Colchester + Ipswich Museums The following is an article written for the Friends of Ipswich Museums newsletter: An unexpected outcome of the exhibition ‘Thomas Wolsey – Ipswich’s Greatest Son’ has been the...
Fossil Plants

Fossil Plants

← Previous blog Next blog → Hugh Pearson – visited Ipswich Museum on 3 April 2019 The plant fossils at Ipswich Museum range from Devonian (eg Archaeopteris) to Quaternary (eg archaeological sub-fossils) in age. They include Carboniferous adpressions...

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