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Heritage Manager’s Top Ten PAS Finds
North Lincolnshire

Heritage Manager’s Top Ten PAS Finds

This week the 1.5 millionth archaeological discovery made by the public has been recorded on the national Portable Antiquities Scheme …

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Normanby Hall Stable Yard: Ready for Redevelopment
North Lincolnshire

Normanby Hall Stable Yard: Ready for Redevelopment

The Stables currently house two collections objects: the two fabulous horse statues made by Harold Gosney. Actually, one is the …

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Normanby Hall Stable Yard: Ready for Redevelopment
North Lincolnshire

Normanby Hall Stable Yard: Ready for Redevelopment

Sir Robert Sheffield employed the architect Robert Smirke to design the Stable Block. It was built between 1818 and 1820. …

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Normanby Hall Stable Yard: Ready for Redevelopment
North Lincolnshire

Normanby Hall Stable Yard: Ready for Redevelopment

Why are we redeveloping? Parts of the Stable Yard buildings need some TLC. The wall coverings need replacing with period …

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20th Century Architecture: Scunthorpe Pre-fabs
North Lincolnshire

20th Century Architecture: Scunthorpe Pre-fabs

Rebecca Lucas, Collections Officer has been researching the 20th Century architecture of North Lincolnshire. She’s been using the museum’s resources …

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Normanby Hall Stable Yard: Ready for Redevelopment
North Lincolnshire

Normanby Hall Stable Yard: Ready for Redevelopment

Eveline van Breemen, Collections Assistant (Social History) is currently working on a new project: re-developing the Coach House and Stables …

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A Home and a Husband
North Lincolnshire

A Home and a Husband

A Home and a Husband is one of three projects Tracy is working on during her virtual artist residency at …

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Curator’s Choice – Jet necklace from Middleton-on-the-Wolds
Hull

Curator’s Choice – Jet necklace from Middleton-on-the-Wolds

This jet necklace was made in the Bronze Age, around four thousand years ago and was buried with a person …

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Curator’s Choice – My Wife, My Bairns and My Wee Dog, John, by John Byam Shaw (1872-1919), 1903
Hull

Curator’s Choice – My Wife, My Bairns and My Wee Dog, John, by John Byam Shaw (1872-1919), 1903

This group portrait in pastel by John Byam Shaw celebrates bourgeois family life at the turn of the 20th century. …

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Curator’s Choice – Medicine Chest from the Hull Whaling Ship ‘Diana’
Hull

Curator’s Choice – Medicine Chest from the Hull Whaling Ship ‘Diana’

“We have a good medicine chest on board, which I believe to be the case with a majority of whale …

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Curator’s Choice – The Rye Marshes by Paul Nash
Hull

Curator’s Choice – The Rye Marshes by Paul Nash

The first work I have selected from the Ferens collection is The Rye Marshes, 1932, by Paul Nash (1889-1946). This …

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Video – Dr Mary Murdoch – Hull’s first female doctor
Hull

Video – Dr Mary Murdoch – Hull’s first female doctor

Documentation Assistant Lauren gives a short insight into Hull’s first female doctor and founder of the Hull Women’s Suffrage Society, …

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Curator’s Choice – Jacob Epstein, ‘Isabel’, 1933, bronze
Hull

Curator’s Choice – Jacob Epstein, ‘Isabel’, 1933, bronze

The work I’ve chosen as my first object is from the Ferens sculpture collection. It’s a striking half-length nude in …

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VIDEO: Exploring Islamic Art – helmets

VIDEO: Exploring Islamic Art – helmets

Explore Hull Museums’ Islamic Art collection with Alice (Research and Documentation Assistant for Archaeology). This video focuses on two Persian …

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Curator’s Choice – Leyland Bus
Hull

Curator’s Choice – Leyland Bus

As the Collections Curator for the museums service, working cross-service, dealing with collections care and documentation for thousands of historic …