Object of the Week: Helsfell Wolf

This week, our Curator of Collections, Carol Davies, talks about “Helsfell Wolf”. Kendal Museum’s Helsfell wolf skeleton was excavated in 1880 by John Beecham a local archaeology enthusiast who lived in Kendal. Beecham wanted the specimens he discovered to be placed in the care of Kendal Museum. The skeleton has been

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Object of the Week: Kingfisher

“…you will see it come to rest in a riverside bush and be able to see it’s lovely chestnut front.“ Curator Carol Davies AMA writes: There are kingfishers on the River Kent. They are easily seen as you walk along the riverside. I watched a beautiful kingfisher yesterday, first you

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