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Powell-Cotton Museum
One of the UK's most fascinating visitor attractions. An astounding collection of African and Asian wildlife and ethnography. Alongside Quex House and Gardens.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Aug 16
Brilliant! We think received a lot of material from but that one made us raise our eyebrows!
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Powell-Cotton Museum Aug 14
Angolan doll wrapped in 1936 newspaper 'let your daughter live her own life, please'.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Aug 14
This week’s photography activity is inspired by our wonderful gardens. Explore the gardens and create your own cyanotype/sun picture.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Aug 8
Replying to @UniRdg_MusStudy
Thanks! We like to get our stories out there. The good, bad and badly packed!
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Powell-Cotton Museum Aug 8
Replying to @Tony_Eccles
we've packed them away now. I'll have to go back through the photo and work out which ones you mean. Give us a little time...
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Powell-Cotton Museum Aug 7
Replying to @ihurenamugongo
Thanks for the advice. We only have historic records and rely on contemporary experts to help us update them correctly.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Aug 7
Replying to @Tony_Eccles
They are all from Namibia. All bagged separately now.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Aug 7
Replying to @UniRdg_MusStudy
Should have been 50. We aren't that precise!
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Powell-Cotton Museum Aug 7
Replying to @UniRdg_MusStudy
Feel free! We think it was packed over 59 years ago. Times have changed!
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Powell-Cotton Museum Aug 7
And this is what was inside! We'll need a bigger box....
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Powell-Cotton Museum Aug 7
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Powell-Cotton Museum Aug 7
Latuka helmet pompom and an example of the type of bird used to make it. One of today's finds during our
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Powell-Cotton Museum Aug 7
This week! Join us as we explore the history of photography. Make your own kaleidoscope and use it to explore our galleries in a new way.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Aug 4
Today we're cataloging more Tibetan objects. Pipe bowls, stone cups, spoons and prayer stones! @ or via the website!
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Digitising the NHM Aug 3
The finishes this weekend. How many did you find? Here's a Common Blue, Red Admiral and Marbled White from the collection.
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EIC at Home Aug 2
A most helpful bibliographical resource here:
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Powell-Cotton Museum Aug 1
Looking for something to do with the kids? This summer explore photography at Powell-Cotton Museum. This week make your own Camera Obscura.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Jul 31
Find us as part of the 100 Objects That Made Kent Project, including Diana Powell-Cotton's Somali doll.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Jul 30
Best mosaic of the day? A self portrait!
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Powell-Cotton Museum Jul 30
We've had some great aspiring archaeologists join us today. Still an hour left to come and dig with us in the gardens.
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