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A very (very) abridged list of the conservation quandaries that arise when tackling textiles.
"In recent fashion there are three: Chanel, Dior and Mary Quant." – fashion journalist Ernestine Carter.
Collection Officer Jamie Metzger on one of the inspirations for the Otago Museum's iD Fashion Week case, Time Warp.
Peas + bananas = genetics?
How does one find comedy in a shipwreck? Therein lies a tale linked to the prayer book on display in the Maritime gallery.
When it’s time for our bi-monthly Collections date with Dougal Stevenson, I always find myself in a state of panic about what to take.
Assistant Curator, Natural Science Ellen Sima is trading out the Otago Museum basement for the bottom of the world.
Meet Autahi, the Otago Museum's leopard seal.
Like many museums of a certain age, we have a mummy.
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