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Roman Magic

Roman Magic

Roman Magic The Camulodunum Case Study by Adam Parker, PhD student at the Open University * Click on the photos below to visit our Collections Online database and discover more about that object. * The ancient world was a dangerous place where misfortune and bad luck...
Liking Lichens

Liking Lichens

Liking Lichens By Karen Banton, Assistant Collections and Learning Curator * Click on the photos below to visit our Collections Online database and discover more about that object. * During lockdown, one of the things I’ve had the chance to do, thanks to our John...
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...

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