June 3rd, 2017

A visit to Oxford University Museum of Natural History and the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford

Musicians at the Festival of Nature in the grounds of the Museum of Natural History, Oxford
Wolfdog breeder at the Festival of Nature, Oxford
Inside the Museum of Natural History, Oxford
Weaving, Festival of Nature, Oxford
Spinning, Festival of Nature, Oxford
Basket making, Festival of Nature, Oxford
Building a bird box, Festival of Nature, Oxford
Falconry display, Festival of Nature, Oxford
Falconry display, Festival of Nature, Oxford
Falconry display, Festival of Nature, Oxford
Gillian feeding the American black bear.
Museum of Natural History, Oxford
Shoebill, Museum of Natural History, Oxford
Badger, Museum of Natural History, Oxford
Aristotle,
Museum of Natural History, Oxford.
By
Alexander Munro
Charles Darwin,
Museum of Natural
History, Oxford
By Alexander Munro
Euclid,
Museum of Natural History, Oxford
By Alexander Munro
James Watt,
Museum of Natural History, Oxford
By Alexander Munro
George Stevenson,
Museum of Natural History, Oxford
By Alexander Munro
Dinosaurs, Museum of Natural History, Oxford
Tyrannosaurus Rex, Museum of Natural History, Oxford
Butterflies, Museum of Natural History, Oxford
140,000,000 year old Ammonite.
Museum of Natural History, Oxford
Sulphur Crystals.
Museum of Natural History, Oxford
Flourite, Barite and Galena.
Museum of Natural History, Oxford
Pentacrinites Fossilis
Museum of Natural History, Oxford
10,000,000 year old Pyrite.
Museum of Natural History, Oxford
Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
Founded in 1884 by
Lt-General Augustus Pitt Rivers, who donated his collection to the University of Oxford
Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
Gillian in the jewelry section
Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
Necklaces
Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
Spears
Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
Pistols 1675-1820
Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
Flintlock Pistol
Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
Snaphance rotating block pistol, 1700
Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
Danish Battle Axe
Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford
18th century warship
Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford

11th century helmets.
Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford

Danby gateway, Botanic Garden, Oxford. Designed by Nicholas Stone, 1632. On the left is a statue of Charles I of England. On the right, Charles II of England in ancient Roman dress.
Magdalen College main gate, Oxford
Magdalen College, Oxford
Faculty of History main entrance, University of Oxford
Gillian standing by a section of the Oxford Roman wall.
(The final cache for the Oxford
tour was missing)

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