2018 is the centenary of the death of WW I Army medic, Dr Moysey, University of Cambridge graduate and donor to the Sedgwick Museum. Dr Moysey was a keen amateur palaeontologist with published papers on the fossils he collected and researched to his name. Tragically, Dr Moysey lost his life when the hospital ship he was sailing on was torpedoed in the Bristol Channel.
The University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) are working in partnership with Wisbech and Fenland Museum (W&FM) to highlight its remarkable but little known collections and to develop projects of mutual interest. Following discussions between the Fitzwilliam Museum (the largest of the UCMs), it was decided to embark on a pilot documentation project – code name ‘Operation Wisbech Ceramics’ – to… Read full article
On Remembrance Sunday 2018 it will be one hundred years since the signing of the Armistice agreement, at the 11th hour, on the 11th day, of the 11th month, which effectively brought an end to the First World War. To mark the occasion, this blog explores the making and meaning of a portfolio of lithographic prints which were commissioned by… Read full article