Farewell, Winterthur

It’s hard to believe ten weeks have come and gone, and that Friday was full of goodbyes. I was sent off with kind cards, two pies, and the promise that I was now family, and should come back when I could.

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An Afternoon with Audubon – Winterthur Week 9

Most of this last week was spent playing the print block matching game – figuring out which blocks create each print, and updating Registration’s records of those prints. Going through the prints took up most of my time, to the point where looking at prints left me feeling slightly sick, because they were all I ever saw, day in, day out.

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The Print Blocks Strike Back – Winterthur Week 8

You Thought They Were Gone For Good…

And honestly, so did I. When Paula and I finished photographing the last box of print blocks, I thought that would be the end of it for me. But it wasn’t. It really wasn’t.

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A Couple New Adventures – Winterthur Week 7

This week at Winterthur was a mix of classic responsibilities and new assignments. I realized I only three weeks left at Winterthur after this, and it’s crazy to think of how much I have seen and experienced during my time with the Curatorial and Registration Departments.

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A is for Arsenic (and other Oddities)

With the Fourth of July and a conveniently placed “floating holiday”, this work week at Winterthur was only three days, and not too much happened. The new Curatorial Fellow arrived (fun fact – she’s a William and Mary graduate!), and I spent most of my time updating notes on objects from the 2016-2017 fiscal year.

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