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Map

This is a 3-dimensional, tactile coastal map made from Caribou antler. It acted as an aid for the Inuit hunter at night by providing essential information on landmarks and distance....

Barbary partridge

This species of partridge is mainly found in northern Africa. A single clutch of around 10-14 eggs is laid each year in a scrape in the ground. This bird was...

Trio

In the clinical environment of the operating theatre Hepworth was limited to a sterilised notebook and pen. Only later, in the studio did she make her larger scale drawings. Typically...

Figure in a Landscape (Zennor)

Barbara Hepworth’s interest in pierced forms began in the 1930s when she was an advocate of direct carving against modelling. However by the late 1950s she had also turned to...

Grinder

A tool for processing minerals, plants and food on a large grinding stone. The Chumash were a coastal people who lived in small villages. They had access to a great...

Black rat

Female black rat collected by WSM D’Urban in 1885....

Serotine bat

Tiny serotine bat skull collected at Glen Loch, Bartlett’s Canyon in California in May 1885. From the collection of WSM D’Urban....

Preparation

Hepworth worked on a series of drawings of surgeons at work inspired by her visits to operating theatres in Exeter and London. Depicted as a weighty and monumental figure, rendered...

Evening dress

This evening dress once belonged to Vivien Leigh (1913-1967), the film actress. It has a skirt of heavy duchesse satin while the bodice is covered in blue and green glass...