Welcome to the Research Collection Blog
29 June 2017
Exploring the unusual material of straw used in the embroidery of a late 1860's dress.
05 April 2017
Exploring the relationship between museums and university researchers
02 March 2017
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?
06 February 2017
01 February 2017
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.
05 December 2016
Exploring the museum's collection of Edwardian magic lantern slides
02 November 2016
An enquiry from an MA researcher ends up shedding new light on a little-known object
05 September 2016
Restoration brings new life to wax portraits and shed light on their sculptor
29 July 2016
Making the Seaton Down Hoard available to researchers and the public