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Important chequered skipper butterfly records at RAMM

In February 2021 Jamie Wildman, a postgraduate researcher in Environmental Science at the University of Northampton, put out a call for information. He sought English records of the chequered skipper butterfly (Carterocephalus palaemon). This species became extinct in England around 1976. Reintroduction trials began 1990. Jamie is studying the species’ reintroduction in collaboration with Butterfly […]

The appropriation of culture

by Will Silcox, 2nd year anthropology undergraduate at the University of Exeter While doing research for the Nomads: Homes on the Move exhibition, I found myself searching for a variety of tents, yurts, chooms, tipis and other structures on the internet. What struck me was how overpowering the literature was on search pages by companies selling nomadic […]

Historic theft at RAMM

The letter reads: Exeter City Police Detective Department 1st December 1912 Stolen from the R.A.M. Museum during the past three months, the following articles are listed, sometimes accompanied with little drawings Basalt Club (“meri”) New Zealand, marked 1185, about 14 inches long. Illustrated. War Axe (“Taawisch” or “Tsuskiah”), having the socket end of the short […]