Leicester City Museums Collection
Speaker: Tunnicliffe, Batina, - , Interviewee, Female, Headmistress, teacher;
Speaker: Shepherd, N., Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Recalls visiting the New Walk Museum as a child with her father in 1926 and her father's donation of a mummy specimen. Talks about taking her own children to the museum and how the museum has changed over the years. Gives her reaction to some of the objects in the museum including a tiger killed by King George V, and the museum clock. Also mentions the canons outside the museum, the giraffe and the iron staircase.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s
Recording Date: 20/4/1998
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: LCMS
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