Inside the Collection

Tag: busts


January 25, 2019

Anni Turnbull
The Museum has a wonderful collection of busts in the areas of science, fashion and art. From the slightly disconcerting 19th century French paper-mache anatomical models used to explore and demonstrate the workings of the human body to the fabulously formed torso of Chesty Bonds advertising Bonds singlets.

Celebrating History Week (4-12 September)

September 3, 2010

Anni Turnbull
To celebrate the 2010 History Week theme of ‘Faces in the street’, I have decided to look at some of the methods used to record peoples' faces — from celebrities to lesser known identities — before the era of Facebook and Flickr.