Monthly Archives: October 2014

What’s in the box?

This week’s blog comes from Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse: Museum of Norfolk Life.  Megan Dennis, the curator, enlightens us on a Gressenhall object housed at the Norfolk Collections Centre and the detective work required to find out its history. Today … Continue reading

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Lady Mary’s secret weapon for a porcelain complexion

By Sophie Towne You are a refined and well-mannered lady quietly sewing by the fireside contemplating the latest family scandal, but you find your face is turning a rather un-dignified shade of pink because of the heat of the fire. … Continue reading

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Shine a Light: Burning Bright

By Sophie Towne Over the last couple of months here at the Norfolk Museums Collection Centre we have largely been reorganising and giving a bit of TLC to our collection of fireplaces, fire screens, chimney cranes and roasting spits. Each … Continue reading

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