B is for Brooch Part II

In B is for Brooch, we had a brief introduction to the history of the brooch and had a closer look at two 20th century brooches. I have two more pieces to have a look at today! The theme seems to be flowers…. Flower Burst Brooch This brooch has caused me a great deal of…

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Underworld at the Museum of Sydney

What was Sydney like in the 1920’s? The decade following the Great War was known as the Roaring Twenties and books like the Great Gatsby epitomise the opulence and new freedom found by many during the period. I immediately think of shimmering flappers, the Charleston, and excessive parties. But that couldn’t have been everyone’s experience,…

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C is for Christmas Trees and Lights

Memoirs of a Teapot aims to share what objects tell us about the past. So tune in for a new series discussing different historical objects from A-Z! Each post will include either the personal story of a specific artefact or a historical background of an object type. Feel free to comment with object suggestions. C…

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Most Popular Posts 2017

It’s almost the end of another year! The hectic Christmas season is certainly here, and it’s time to bust out the Christmas tunes. Memoirs of a Teapot is also close to one year old! The time has gone so fast and I am very pleased to have a group of readers supporting me and the…

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