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Painting of two huias - black birds, one with a long curved beak and the other with a shorter beak

Decolonising our Life On Earth Gallery

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Find out how we've become more open about the colonial history of some of our collection through refreshing the Life On Earth gallery at Leeds City Museum.

Troubling Tales at Temple Newsam: Venetian Wall Brackets

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The fourth blog post in a series exploring objects from Temple Newsam portraying black figures and looking to include them in the narrative.

Troubling Tales at Temple Newsam: Isabella, Marchioness of Hertford’s Hatchment

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The third blog post in a series exploring objects from Temple Newsam portraying black figures and looking to include them in the narrative.

Troubling Tales at Temple Newsam: 16th Century Mirror Frame

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The second blog post in a series exploring objects from Temple Newsam portraying black figures and looking to include them in the narrative.

Troubling Tales at Temple Newsam: Portrait of Henrietta Anne, Duchess of Orleans and unknown attendant

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The first blog post in a series exploring objects from Temple Newsam portraying black figures and looking to include them in the narrative.
Detail from Roman Ruins with the Blind Belisarius, 1730, by Gian Paolo Panini

Temple Newsam and the Grand Tour

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Discover how the European Grand Tour and souvenirs brought home by Temple Newsam's residents helped shape the house as we know it today.