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All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Drive: mounting a historic costume
We recently loaned an outfit to the Hocken Collections for their exhibition We Drove Here: Hocken explores motoring history.
The Otago Museum moai
May we introduce you to the only moai in New Zealand?
Hitchhiking giant wētā
An unexpected visitor arrived at the Otago Museum recently. (Warning: large bug picture after the jump.)
Meet Autahi, the Otago Museum's leopard seal.
Putting the Right Foot Forward: custom boot supports
I was recently asked to look at the storage of a pair of boots in our European Textile Store.
Valentine's Day mummy
Like many museums of a certain age, we have a mummy.
Cuneiform at OM
We’re excited to have Anna Perdibon and Peter Zilberg doing research at OM this week. They’ve travelled quite a way to be here – they’re both PhD students at the Hewbrew University of Jerusalem.
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