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Moira White

Curator, Humanities

Posts by Moira White for Blog:

Parsi Textiles PROMO Correct

Zoroastrianism: Clothing a Culture

In celebration of Areez Katki's arrival at OM, we talk textiles.

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A few of our favourite things.

Curators name their favourite items of 2019

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Baleek Promo

Sleek, chic, Belleek

Happy International Tea Day!

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Movember

Moustache Cups

For Movember!

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bethune Promo

Remembering Norman Bethune

1890–1939

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Custodial Worker Day

William Goodlet

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JANET FRAME

Remembering Otago's greatest novelist

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stirn detective camera

est. 1868: Stirn’s Optimus detective camera

Designed to fit beneath a waistcoat, with only the lens showing through a buttonhole, this small-for-its-time camera provoked some interesting reactions when it launched in the 1880s. 

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bachelor buttons est

Est. 1868: Bachelor beware

What stories are hidden inside this tiny box, currently on display in est. 1868? Curator Moira White takes a peek. 

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gladioli medals

est. 1868: A Champion Gladioli Grower

Curator Moira White explains why these medals, awarded by the Dunedin Horticultural Society, are part of the quirkiest category in est. 1868.

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