Monthly Archives: November 2013

‘This most mysterious animal’: A history of the bicycle (part 2) by Ann-Marie Peckham

My last blog ended at the 1890’s, a time seen globally as a ‘golden age of discovery’. Many things were invented during this time which we still use today such as cinematography, escalators, x-rays, wireless radio, hydro electric power and … Continue reading

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Sword Rests, Mace-Rests and Civic Ceremony

By Cathy Terry Following on from Wayne’s fascinating discoveries in his’ History of Mayors of Norwich’, I’ve been investigating the collection of sword rests and mace-rests and finding out just how unusual they are…….. The museum’s collection of sword rests … Continue reading

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