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Mystery items from our Farley’s collection

Our Social History curator has been working on a collection that relates to the Farley’s factory which was in Plymouth. She has been unable to identify what these objects are, so we’d like to hear from anyone that can help. They look as though they would be used to carry out a fairly specific job so we […]

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Trip to William Cotton’s Grave and Highland House

Over the last few weeks the Young Explainers have been getting underway with all aspects of research in preparation for new labels, Art Bites and gallery guides. Two members of the team, Vicky Smith and Ellie Barker, took a visit to the prior residence of William Cotton in Ivybridge. The trip was very rewarding as […]

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Stories from the Stores – mystery object 2

By Rachel and Tabitha Can you help us find out about our mystery objects? Some objects have been found in the social history stores with no associated information, so we don’t know what they are. Many of them are on display in the museum if you want to come in for a closer look. This […]

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Stories from the Stores – mystery object 1

Can you help us find out about this month’s mystery object? By Rachel Smith and Tabitha Cadbury, curators of Social History and World Cultures Some objects have been found in the social history stores with no associated information, so we don’t know what they are. Each month we will post a new mystery object. This […]

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