15 January 2014:

Scanner makes it a happy New Year!

Is there any better way to begin the New Year for a Curator than the arrival of their brand new book scanner? And it’s not just any scanner but a Zeutschel OS 15000 with Omniscan software!

Now that may sound like a bunch of jargon and it is but in the world of scanning and digitisation it’s very exciting. It means that the Museum can now press ahead with digitising large portions of its archive, library and photographic collection.

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13 December 2013:

An honorable visit

Our American visitor

Our American visitor

The Museum is always honoured when we get a visit from ex Royals but this particular American visitor really did spark our interest.

Accompanied by Mr Ron Moyse (right), United States Marine Corps Veteran, Mr Len Maffiolli (middle) gave an account of his unrivalled distinguished Military Service lasting over 30 years. We were intrigued to hear his story.

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