Beauty Acknowledgements

Exhibition acknowledgements

Beauty – in the Eye of the Beholder? was developed by Tony Eccles, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter and David Mullin and Claire Cheshire, Museum in the Park, Stroud. This exhibition was held at the Museum in the Park, Stroud from 08 July – 28 September 2008 and brought together a selection of items from the ethnographic and local history collections

A big thank you goes to…

Museum Service

Royal Albert Memorial Museum staff and volunteers
The Friends of the Royal Albert Memorial Museum
Exeter City Council
Stroud District Museum Service staff and volunteers
The Trustees of the Stroud District (Cowle) Museum
The Friends of the Museum in the Park
Stroud District Council


Morwena Stephens, Conservator of Textiles and Ethnographic Artefacts
Jeremy Uden, Ethnographic Conservator
The Conservation Service, Wiltshire County Council
Sarah Bull, Conservator of Works of Art on Paper
Moira Buick, Paper Conservator
The Cumbria Clock Company


Greg Semu; Ronald Pledge, Contact Press Images, New York; Salvador Brown; Phillip Perry; The Estate of Lady Aileen Fox; David Garner; Shaun Carroll, Gloucestershire County Council; NASA; Tony Eccles, Royal Albert Memorial Museum

Other contributors

Mark Gwynne Jones, poet and performer; Guatemala Maya Centre; Helen O’Riain; Carole Condé; Sue Hayward, Heritage Manager, Bournemouth Borough Council; Julie Reynolds, Gloucestershire Museums Development Officer; The Gloucestershire
Museums Group; John Bassett, Spaniel in the Works Theatre Company; Gastrells School; Jane Ford; Jane Manning; Sam Mukumba; Rosanna Raymond; Rob Mackenzie, The Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter; Sally Ayres, University of Plymouth/RAMM;  Howard Beard; School of Education and Lifelong Learning, University of Exeter; Museums, Libraries and Archives Council; World Jungle Ltd; Eagle Signs

External funding bodies

The Heritage Lottery Fund
MLA Designation Challenge Fund

Exhibition panels

Designed by Neil Tinson Studio, produced by 20/20