In the Horniman

We work at the Horniman Museum and Gardens' stores and come across all manner of interesting, unusual and fascinating finds.
Here we share a few we like with you, but there are lots more listed on our website.


At the moment, we're mainly working on a collections review project: Collections People Stories, reviewing our Anthropology collections. You can learn more about all the collections at the Horniman on our website.

NB: we're not responsible for others reblogging or writing about our objects, but we hope you like these objects as much as we do.

Hear more about our projects on twitter @HornimanReviews.

Browse our: Anthropology collections   Natural History collections   Musical Instrument collections   Archive collections   Blogs on Collections People Stories   

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This carved wooden nutcracker is a beauty! It has an owl at the top and sheep on each side, who’s tails overlap at the back! It is English and was acquired by the Horniman before 1898. (Number 1836)

— 1 year ago with 36 notes

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