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The blog is where we'll post news, updates, information about objects in our collection, #betterworkstories, profiles of staff members and visitors, pictures and videos, and really anything we think you'd find interesting. We hope you enjoy. 

If there's a topic you'd like us to do a post about, or a post that you think needs a sequel, just let us know!

Follow the Light: Surveying our galleries

If you've wondered why a woman has been wandering our galleries, holding a small device up to the lights, this post is for you.

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2016 iD Fashion Week: When Fashion Fails

A very (very) abridged list of the conservation quandaries that arise when tackling textiles.

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Wave Your Legs in the Air: conserving an elbow crab

Conservation tackles a crab who has suffered some inadvertent amputations.

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All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Drive: mounting a historic costume

We recently loaned an outfit to the Hocken Collections for their exhibition We Drove Here: Hocken explores motoring history.

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Putting the Right Foot Forward: custom boot supports

I was recently asked to look at the storage of a pair of boots in our European Textile Store.

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