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The Newman Sisters

We know a lot about the Newman Brothers, but not so much about the Newman Sisters, and there were four of them. Thanks to census

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We’ve clocked its age at last!

Our clocking-in machine or ‘time recorder’ has been central to welcoming visitors since the Coffin Works opened in 2014. Visitors take their admissions tickets and

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Three people stand around a table pointing at illustrations

Dead Fashionable

Fashion designers have always looked to the past for inspiration. Dior’s ‘revolutionary’ New Look was inspired by the corseted waists and full skirts of the

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the reels of purple sewing thread in a box

Home of Metal Shroud

  I volunteer for both The Coffin Works and Home of Metal. In my spare time I like to sew. The Shroud Room is my

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