George Knott and the Eddystone Lighthouse

        Eddystone Lighthouse – http://www.trinityhouse.co.uk/ Photograph by Paul Young Eddystone lighthouse is considered one of the most famous lighthouses in the world. The Principal Keeper of the lighthouse between 1861 and 1866 was George Knott, the fourth in a succession of lighthouse keepers from the Knott family. He is now famous for the models he made More…

Childhood drawings by Edward William Cooke

This is a joint entry between Terri Dendy (in italics) and Melanie Vandenbrouck about the beautiful encounters Museum staff make in the stores. As a Documentation and Audit Assistant within the Collections Management department I spend my day enhancing the records we hold on the collections management database (MIMSY XG) and hiding away behind the More…