About Sam van de Geer
I am a social history conservator and have worked at the Museums Resource Centre for 13 years. I'm appointed on this project as the Organic Conservator and responsible for training, web presence of the collections and conservation for the exhibition at The Oxfordshire Museum. This project is an exciting oppurtunity to focus on a specifc area of the collection that relates to oxfordshire and to forge links with all the partnership museums and historical institutions involved. My expertise with the Oxfordshire County Council textile collection has developed during this time and with the help of 11 volunteers the textile collections care has improved greatly.
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A few weeks ago the improvements to the documentation of hats at the Museums Resource Centre began. Twenty Five hats were moved into the textile store photographed from specific angles and measured. All information has now been added to the modes … Continue reading →
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Shoes Wonderful Shoes Aimee and I spent the other day at the Museums Resource Centre looking at our shoe collection. We discovered a massive hoard of parts of leather shoes found in a ditch at the Oxford Castle, a great … Continue reading →