History

National Women Inventors Month – pioneering women who changed the world

As February draws to a close, so does the celebration of Women Inventors Month. Commemorating greatness from Monopoly to a secret communications system used in World War II to stem cell isolation. There are plenty of inventions to remember from some truly honourable, pioneering women as we propel our way into Women’s History Month and […]

Conserving a Piece of Queer Heritage

While interning at the National Railway Museum in York, I had the opportunity to conserve and research this “Gentlemen” toilet sign. The object first caught my attention after making its way into the conservation lab. Following an audit of one of the museum’s storage warehouses. Being LGBT+ History month, I jumped at the chance to […]

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