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Poor Man’s Gold

Exploring the unusual material of straw used in the embroidery of a late 1860's dress.

Photo of the Bad Homburg Wild Boar a 25th twinning anniversary gift to Exeter

Story of the Bad Homburg wild boar – tales of tails

The 'Bad Homburg Boar' is a splendid piece of taxidermy. He was a twinning anniversary gift from the City of Bad Homburg vor der Höhe in Germany to the City of Exeter in 1990. But why did they give Exeter a wild boar and what did we give them in return?

Page 3 Utagawa (Gountei) Sadahide

Japanese triptych book

The interpretation of each scene of RAMM's Japanese triptych book has been kindly provided by Dr Clare Pollard, Curator of Japanese Art at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford.