Monthly Archives: April 2013

A Brief History of Norwich Mayors 1403-2013

By Wayne Kett In our superstore we have an amazing collection of ceremonial sword rests; when not being used in processions these resided in the parish Church of each Mayor, past and present. These sword rests have a fascinating history, … Continue reading

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‘The beautiful and the mysterious’ by Ann-Marie Peckham

By now we are well into our fourth week of the crate opening process! So far it’s been amazing to see such a wide array of objects all in one place and to learn about their history from the pre-existing … Continue reading

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Some of my favourite things

by Dayna Woolbright Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woollen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These are a few of my favourite things… I do love kittens but one of my … Continue reading

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Do You Remember 1926?

By Wayne Kett Each object in our stores has its own unique reference number, which allows us to access information relating to it using a database system called Modes. In most cases these records are very comprehensive, but in some … Continue reading

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A Recipe for ‘Crate Success’

by Ann-Marie Peckham For this ‘Recipe for Success’ you will need: 24 ‘mystery crates’ full of various museum objects An enthusiastic Superstore Project Team 1 Forklift truck and driver 1 Collections conservator Various eager helpers Cataloguing equipment and packing materials … Continue reading

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