Monthly Archives: May 2013

Chinoiserie

By Dayna Woolbright Recently I paid a visit to the Victoria and Albert museum (V&A) in London and was in awe of all the fantastic array objects it holds, I have visited a number of times before, but like so … Continue reading

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A Church for every week of the year and a pub for every day of the year…..

By Wayne Kett As somebody who enjoys a drink or three I was very excited when I discovered that part of our social history collection here at the superstores was a selection of items representing the brewing industry and Public Houses … Continue reading

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‘The turn of the Screw’

by Ann-Marie Peckham If the title made you think that today’s blog was going to be about the ghost story published by Henry James in 1898 I’m sorry to disappoint you. It’s actually about the wooden Archimedes screw found in … Continue reading

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‘Home Sweet Home’

By Dayna Woolbright Coming from a crafts background I was very excited to get to work with some of the textile collection at the Superstore. I’ve always loved making things and for that reason I really appreciate items that have … Continue reading

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