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Industry Museums or Libraries
Occupation Collection Manager - History
Location Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Introduction Ex (& always) Cantabrian; Collection Manager- History at Auckland War Memorial Museum since 2008. Avid genealogist for 45 years. Rampant taphophiliac; ephemera collector; lover of Canterbury history; enjoy digital photography; cemetery trawling and headstones; memento mori and 1:12 miniatures. Honorary Life Member & volunteer researcher for The Friends of Linwood Cemetery Charitable Trust.

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Grave detail Mamaku Cemetery©
Interests Genealogy, Canterbury History, taphophilia, museums, archaeology, human social history, WW1 photo postcards, creating 1/12 miniatures, digital photography
Favorite Books ~An Instinct Toward Life - Dario Robleto, ~Mourning Art and Jewellery - Maureen DeLorme, ~The boy who saw true

What would you wear for camouflage if you were hiding in a gingerbread house?

icing sugar :-)