Thomas Chandler's collage is inspired by the Fitzwilliam Museum's portraits of Sir John Finch and Sir Thomas Baines by Carlo Dolci.
Finch and Baines, both trained physicians, met while studying at Cambridge in the 1640s. They were inseparable throughout a relationship that lasted 36 years, and were buried together in a joint monument in Christ's College.
A Song Incomplete
Collage with paper and paint
Part of a dinner service depicting Queen Anne, Sarah Churchill and Abigail Masham. Pictured also is Queen Anne's husband Prince George of Denmark.
Creators: Jasmine Brady, Ana Dias, Bruna Fernandes and Lucian Stephenson, Museum Remix participants
This animation reimagines a portrait by Edmund Dulac of artists and life partners Charles Ricketts and Charles Shannon.
The UCM's Richard White talks to to Tim Drummond about his experience of running 'Bridging Binaries: Pilot LGBTQ+ Tours' at the Museum of Zoology.
Klara, a volunteer LGBTQ+ tour guide at the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, talks to us about Franz Nopcsa, a paleontologist widely regarded as one of the founders of paleobiology (the biology of fossil animals and plants).
Julia, a volunteer LGBTQ+ tour guide at The Polar Museum, talks to us about an egg laid by an Adélie penguin in the early 20th century, and its link to some research notes mysteriously translated into Ancient Greek.
A representation of the Hindu godess Durga, made in Kolkata in 2007 and worshipped for ten years in the Cambridge Indian Cultural Society's autumn festival, Durga Puja. In 2017 the society commissioned a new idol, and donated the old one to the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
Ezra, a volunteer LGBTQ+ tour guide at the Museum of Zoology, talks to us about chimpanzees and bonobos, and how being on different sides of the Congo River would lead to key differences in their respective lifestyles.