#MolluscMonday Humpback cowry (Mauritia mauritania) from Philippines. It belonged to the collection of the malacologist Joaquín González Hidalgo. It has a very wide distribution across the Indo Pacific region, lives among rocks at a minimum depth of 2m #Molluscs #NatHist #Museums
Join us this afternoon to hear from Anne Strathie discussing Herbert Ponting, the creator of some of the most iconic images of the 20th century, and his incredible career from California via Japan to the Antarctic.
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Thanks to everyone who shared their stories last week! #HighStreetLove
Hellenistic 'askos' jug made of luxurious agate with its original gold lid and base. The askos was a pouring vessel shaped like a traditional wineskin. 1st-2nd century BC, Cleveland Museum of Art
27 September 1979. Gracie Fields died (aged 81). She was the most popular British female singer in the 1930s. She was granted the Freedom of Rochdale, her home town, where a local theatre is named after her. In 2016, a statue of Gracie was unveiled outside Rochdale Town Hall.
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