In summer 2022, Leeds City Museum will host a brand new exhibition inspired by the British Library’s ambitious research project, Living with Machines. The exhibition will shed fresh light on how advances in technology impacted the lives of…
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Volunteer Rob teases out the fascinating history of teazles and their importance to many industries in our latest blog.
https://museumsandgalleries.leeds.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Teazles-blog-res.jpg6641000Megan Jones/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/LMG.pngMegan Jones2020-11-26 15:49:502021-04-06 17:33:43A Tale of Teazles
John McGoldrick tells the inspiring story of Bai Bureh, the Sierra Leone chief and military leader who led the revolt against colonial taxation.
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Industrial history is steeped in colonialism, which is too often brushed over in museum collections. Curator John McGoldrick says it's time museums account for where and how our industries have flourished.
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