Bradford Museums & Galleries Artist - in - Residence
Cliffe Castle Keighley

Artist Dialogue
7th January 2010
Gallery discussion between Sheila Gaffney, Dale Keeton, Collections Officer BM&G (Costume), Christopher Bamford (University of Manchester) and Sonja Kielty Museum Officer BM&G (Exhibitions)

Part 1:

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Bradford Museums & Galleries Residency 2
Museum Display of Costume in Others
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The Big Draw 2009

Cliffe Castle Museum was originally the spectacular mansion of the local Victorian millionaire and textile manufacturer, Henry Isaac Butterfield. It stands in attractive hillside grounds with greenhouses a garden centre, aviaries and a children’s play area.The house is now a large museum with a wide variety of displays. These include an array of glittering minerals, local rocks and fossils (including a 2m long fossil amphibian), mounted birds and local mammals, original furnished rooms with chandeliers, William Morris stained glass, old dolls, toys and domestic items and a programme of temporary exhibitions.

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