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Fitzwilliam Museum
The fine art and antiquities museum of the University of Cambridge.
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Fitzwilliam Museum 10h
This Wednesday's lunchtime talk is on 'A short history of encryption from Caesar to Enigma' with a representative from GCHQ. We're expecting it to be popular, so make sure you arrive early to collect a token if you'd like to come:
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Fitzwilliam Museum 15h
For our windows this week, we want to showcase treasures from the other University of Cambridge Museums. Today’s image is from - a photo of an Expat Christmas Party in Malaysia in 1910 @CamUniMuseums
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Yale Univ Press Dec 10
Beyond ballerinas: this exceptional publication explores the life, work, and legacy of
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Fitzwilliam Museum Dec 10
A stunning gold triple unite (£3) coin minted by Charles I at his temporary HQ at Oxford. The reverse inscription claims Charles will protect the Protestant Religion, the Laws of England and the Liberty of Parliament.
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Fitzwilliam Museum Dec 10
This little chap was drawn by Edward Burne-Jones and shows a caricature of William Morris as a stained glass window design. Cheers! 🍷 No10
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Fitzwilliam Museum Dec 9
Another blog update is available to read on our Main Entrance dome restoration, this time with a look at conservation paint treatments:
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Fitzwilliam Museum Dec 9
Waiting for Santa...? 🎅 🤔 No9
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Fitzwilliam Museum Dec 8
We only have a few illustrations of robins in our collection. This one is from a 16th century illuminated manuscript No8
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Liz Hide Dec 7
Loved seeing young receiving their certificates in the grand setting of tonight, hoping this marks start of lifelong 🏛museum🏛 visiting. Well done
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Fitzwilliam Museum Dec 7
Don’t worry, you haven’t left it too late to write your Christmas cards. The final day for 1st class post is 21 December! No7
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Fitzwilliam Museum Dec 6
international round-up includes Degas: A Passion for Perfection as a 'must see' winter show
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Fitzwilliam Museum Dec 6
This beautiful nativity scene was painted on an enamel plaque over 600 years ago, and it’s only 9cm wide! No6
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Helen Walsh Dec 5
All pots packed ready to return to uk from Can’t wait to see them the next stop on the tour in March 2018!
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Richard Kelleher Dec 5
News story about my siege and emergency money display
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Fitzwilliam Museum Dec 5
It’s not Christmas with out a shepherd scene. This etching is by William Blake, made around 1800 No5
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Imogen Cavadino Dec 4
Something a bit different today! Headed to the to hear about conservation of art work projects and cross discipline research. Great to discover what colleagues are working on.
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Fitzwilliam Museum Dec 4
No Fitzwilliam advent calendar would be complete without some beautiful angels by Edward Burne-Jones No4
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Fitzwilliam Museum Dec 3
This chap’s happy face reminds us that it’s never too early to start planning those work Christmas drinks! No3
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Fitzwilliam Museum Dec 2
During the siege of Carlisle in 1645 £323 of silver coins like this one were made from plate requisitioned from townspeople.
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Fitzwilliam Museum Dec 2
Thinking about trying ice skating this winter? The gents on this 18th century Dutch tile might give you that bit of inspiration to go! No2
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