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Australian birds from the Leichhardt Expedition

Dr Clemency Fisher, Senior Curator of Vertebrate Zoology at National Museums Liverpool, visited RAMM’s stored collections in 2016. A small collections of 20 Australian birds were of particular interest to her. In January 1944 Miss E.M. Fox of Beckenham, Kent donated these birds to RAMM. We don’t know why she had these specimens. They were collected […]

Aborigine cricketing discovery at RAMM

Does the name W.R. Hayman ring any bells?  On 29 October 1868, Hayman donated a small collection of Aboriginal items from Australia; a boomerang, a hand club, two spear throwers, two spears, two parrying sticks, three throwing clubs and two fire sticks (two of these items incidentally are on permanent display in the gallery). A […]