This display presents a selection of photographs, documents and objects which relate to the lives and experiences of Turkish migrant workers in Western Europe, particularly first-generation ‘guest workers’ living in Germany through the 1960s and 1970s.
‘A Variety of Portraits of Persons’: From the Official Account of Cook’s Second Voyage to the Pacific (1772–1775)
The eighteen prints displayed here were from a copy of ‘A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World’. This was the official account of James Cook’s second famous voyage to the Pacific, from 1772 to 1775.
Changing Whilst Staying the Same: How the VERVE Project Transformed the Pitt Rivers Museum
From 2012 to 2017 the Pitt Rivers Museum undertook a major £1.6 million project called VERVE funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. This display presented some of the ways VERVE changed the Museum, both visibly and in terms of shifting working practices.