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Hodgson in Nepal: Turning Zoological Specimens into Art

In an earlier post, I briefly outlined the nature and extent of British natural history collecting in early nineteenth-century Nepal, focusing on the activities of Brian Houghton Hodgson (1801-1894), an East India Company diplomat stationed for many years in Kathmandu. 1,011 more words

Collections Research

Weightmans Wednesday – National Museums Liverpool

At last week’s Weightmans Wednesday, I was delighted to listen to Fiona Philpott and Sandra Penketh from National Museums Liverpool (NML). This is a group that consists of… 424 more words


Unexpected Natural History in a Sporting Museum

As a Curator at a Sporting Museum you may be wondering how my blog relates to Natural Science Collections… I am lucky enough to work at the… 590 more words

Advocating Collections

Professor Claire Taylor: ongoing research

In October 2016, Professor Claire Taylor was awarded Impact Acceleration funding for her project Latin American Art and Museum Policy. Here, her research assistant, Ailsa Peate, a doctoral student in Latin American studies at the University of Liverpool, tells us more about the research. 449 more words