Tag Archives: nature’s library

Living Worlds/ Nature’s Library volunteer handling collection

Over the last few weeks I’ve been working on a small project in relation to the opening of the new Nature’s Library gallery.  The project has been to refresh the objects offered as part of the Living Worlds (and now … Continue reading

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Longhorn beetle project finale

So I’ve finally completed my longhorn beetle project.  All the data, including recently added locality (where the insects were collected) data has been added onto KE-EMu and the specimens have been incorporated into the collection. The New Zealand species incorporated are … Continue reading

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Nature’s Library

So with the object selection for the main gallery cases complete, it’s now time to focus on the smaller well cases that surround the gallery.  These cases are around 140cm long by 60 deep and are each split into two themes. … Continue reading

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Decanting the birds gallery

This week and last I’ve been helping out with decanting the birds and other zoological specimens from the second floor gallery.  This is in readiness for the new ‘Nature’s Library’ gallery which is due to open in April. It’s been … Continue reading

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Working on Nature’s Library

This week I’ve been back at Manchester assisting assistant curator of zoology Kate Sherburn with some preparatory work for the new ‘Nature’s Library’ gallery (due to open in April 2013). It is very important that everything fits together properly in … Continue reading

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