Monthly Archives: April 2011

Ask a Curator – Handpainted Pearlware Chamber Pot

The questions and comments are in. Now here’s some information on our first Ask a Curator object. This handpainted pearlware chamber pot from Fort Stanwix National Monument dates to c. 1790-1835.  The exterior decoration suggests that the chamber pot was stored in … Continue reading

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Ask a Curator – An Experiment in Visitor Engagement

One thing we love about our volunteers is how they help us think about objects in different ways. As museum professionals with years of training and experience, we often forget how “regular people” see museum objects. Since we are curating these objects … Continue reading

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