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Sally Kindberg’s Museum of Dust – Mummy wrapping dust

Whilst researching a children’s book about London, I was intrigued to find out about mummies in the British Museum, and contacted one of the assistant keepers in the Egyptology Department, to arrange a meeting. There are plenty of human mummies … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes in 3 specimen preservation departments of the Natural History Museum, London

The Grant Museum‘s annual outing for 2016 was a visit behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum in some of its specimen preservation departments,  guided by six experts in their field.  We were divided up into groups of about ten, including Jack Ashby … Continue reading

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Mummies at the British Museum

Since I started working on my next Draw It! book I’ve been finding out even more wonderful and strange things about London, and meeting people who have specialist jobs here, for mini-interviews to be included in the book.  I’ve chatted … Continue reading

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