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Imagining Little Red Riding Hood

Imagining Little Red Riding Hood

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Social History Curator Kitty Ross explores the tale of Little Red Riding Hood and it's many illustrations, in light of the Fairy Tales and Fantasy exhibition at Abbey House Museum.
Kitson Archive volunteers, Karen and Linda.

The ‘Cotmania’ Archive: From Leeds to the Web

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On John Sell Cotman's 235th birthday, volunteer Karen Mackie explores how Cotman's work was obsessively researched by Sydney Kitson, who meticulously recorded his findings in a collection of journals known as 'Cotmania'.
A small brown ball covered in leaves - you can just see the inside, which looks soft and fluffy.

A Springtime Walk: Exploring our Natural Environment

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Curator of Natural Sciences Rebecca Machin takes us on a walking tour to explore the delicate balance of springtime, in light of the "For All Seasons" exhibition at Leeds City Museum.
Rosetta and Michael on their wedding day. Rosetta holds a bouquet of flowers, wearing a two-piece suit and skirt with white shoes and pearls. Michael has glasses, and wears a suit and thick rimmed glasses.

Fashionable Yorkshire: Rosetta Rowley’s Story

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“Rosetta grew up in Bradford and lived through the Second World War and its aftermath. She was part of a working-class family. Her clothes are simple yet stylish"
Fashionable Yorkshire

Fashionable Yorkshire: Preparing the Mannequins

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Ahead of its opening in 2 weeks, Costume and Textiles intern Kay Eggleston gives us a behind the scenes look at preparing for the Fashionable Yorkshire exhibition!
A man cleaning a large wooden cart.

Conservation Volunteers at Leeds Discovery Centre

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With the closing of one exhibition comes the opening of another, and our helpful team of dedicated Conservation volunteers have been keeping themselves extremely busy with caring for the objects involved in the changeover at Leeds City Museum. Conservator Emma Bowron tells us more about what exactly this entails.
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