All posts by Hannah Keen

About Hannah Keen

I am a MA student here on placement from Newcastle University, working on a series of projects in the costume and textile store. I have a passion for history, in particular the history of fashion and shopping so I am very happy to be here working with such a fantastic clothing collection.

Top Ten Bags : Part Two

This blog concludes the top ten bags list, here are the final five. The first is one of the smallest bags that we came across and dates to around 1900. It is made of a very fine silver chain and has… Read more

Top Ten Bags : Part One

For the past eight weeks Chiao-Mei Lin and I, who are both masters students at Newcastle University, have been working on a number of projects in the costume and textiles store at Discovery. For this project Mei and I have been… Read more