Virtual Museum

Faturan

2016-12-06T05:35:27+00:00

Faturan Ian Holdsworth and Ibrahim Faraj undertake an investigation into a mythical material. Figure 1. Friedrich Adolf “Fritz” Traun photographed in 1907 Figure 2. String of Faturan prayer beads Try this: Search eBay for Bakelite [...]

Faturan 2016-12-06T05:35:27+00:00

Lanthorns, Warnings And Whistles

2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

It is an intriguing thought that at some point in time a man, or perhaps a woman, might have discovered that use of a cow horn would broadcast an alarm call further than his 'cupped' [...]

Lanthorns, Warnings And Whistles 2016-12-06T05:35:32+00:00

AIRFIX, the early days

2016-12-06T05:35:38+00:00

The trade name 'Airfix' is known by young and old alike throughout the country. This brief history of its early days is taken from an audiotape made with the late John Dolan who was among [...]

AIRFIX, the early days 2016-12-06T05:35:38+00:00