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Melanie

Melanie
Fine and Decorative Art

I’m responsible for the art collections in the museum which cover fine art (paintings, watercolours, drawings, prints, sculpture) dating from 1650 to the present day. I also look after the decorative art collection which comprises: ceramics, furniture, musical instruments, costume and textiles which date from 1566 to the present day.

Particular areas of interest include local artists, Pre-Raphaelites, the Arts and Crafts Movement, Eighteenth Century porcelain and women's fashion.