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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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SouthSudanMuseumNet Oct 17
A funded PhD in Durham/Oxford on EPs Zande collections from South Sudan NOTE: UK/EEA people only are eligible. To begin Jan '18
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Powell-Cotton Museum Oct 17
We love it when museums work together. have sent us a list of all the Powell-Cotton objects in their collection. So useful!
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Powell-Cotton Museum Oct 13
We’ll keep you updated on our progress. Don’t rate the chances of both bits being in the same place!
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Powell-Cotton Museum Oct 13
Replying to @kathleenlawther
True - that's if we can find it! Ah, nothing is simple.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Oct 13
Replying to @JackDAshby @flygirlNHM
Unfortunately we don't have any flies or marsupials. If we did, you know we'd give them pride of place!
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Powell-Cotton Museum Oct 13
‘Object has been cut in two for convenience of packing’. Guess object integrity wasn’t a priority in 1937!
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Powell-Cotton Museum Oct 13
Replying to @inky_r @JackDAshby
He’s called Gerald. We might have names for all our animals....
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Powell-Cotton Museum Oct 13
Interesting fact: the grevvy’s zebra was probably attacked by a lion before Powell-Cotton caught it. It has claw marks down its rump.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Oct 13
Replying to @JackDAshby
We hope you enjoy your visit!
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Jack Ashby Oct 13
This diorama is amazing, complete with butterflies and weaverbird nests. All the was done by the legendary Roland Ward.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Oct 6
we know about collections and but would love to hear from any other museums that hold his work.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Oct 6
Today we are researching our collection of pots from the Azande Potter Mbitim. Do any other museums have his work?
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Powell-Cotton Museum Oct 1
We will ask our head gardener Sue asap and let you know. The twitter guardian is not a gardener....
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Powell-Cotton Museum Oct 1
They are indeed kiwis! Plentiful and tasty in the winter months.
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Powell-Cotton Museum Sep 20
Replying to @lukaslarge
Agreed! Twitter is a wonderful source of knowledge. Thanks!
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Powell-Cotton Museum Sep 20
We've had an enquiry and don't know what it is! Any ideas? Made of slightly flexible plaited fibres, about 30cm long. No provenance, heavy.
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EIC at Home Sep 14
Writing a dissertation or 1st book? This session may be for you:
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Powell-Cotton Museum Sep 6
Replying to @quexpark @WaterDanAqua
Hi we'll find out and get back to you! Can you DM us an email address please? Thank you!
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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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