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Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave

Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave

With its stupendous behemoth of blue towering over the dwarfed Mount Fuji (and the tiny boats in its path) The Great Wave off Kanagawa is one of the most recognisable and loved images

In search of the "Flying Friar"

In search of the "Flying Friar"

One of the most enjoyable parts I found when working in digitisation is the little discoveries of weird and wonderful material that you come across in the green boxes of the print rooms.

A visit to The Tomb

A visit to The Tomb

From a young age (like many children), I was fascinated with Ancient Egypt, dragging my long-suffering mother to many a museum display full of coffins, mummies and strange, beautiful gods. Therefore, finding myself

Three exhibitions for 2017

Three exhibitions for 2017

So, we're now a whole month into 2017 and it's reaching that point when resolutions start to slide and gyms return to normal capacity (so I'm told anyway). It's also the time when