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New research locates type mollusc material belonging to Colonel George Montagu at RAMM and Natural History Museum
A donor's visit has provided some new insights into RAMM's Art Pottery collection.
Exploring the unusual material of straw used in the embroidery of a late 1860's dress.
Exploring the relationship between museums and university researchers
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?
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.
Exploring the museum's collection of Edwardian magic lantern slides
An enquiry from an MA researcher ends up shedding new light on a little-known object