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- Many of the people that Joseph Wright painted chose to be depicted with an object that tells us something about them as a person. What object would you choose and why?
I would have to choose a surfboard decorated with Egyptian hieroglyphs because surfing and Egyptology are the two things I would most like to be doing. They don’t make much sense together though because there isn’t much surf in Egypt.
- If you could be any animal from the Nature Gallery, which would you be and why?
I would have to be the ichthyosaur. It would have been quite similar to a dolphin, but a reptile instead of a mammal. Dolphins always seem so carefree and happy to be in the oceans and I can imagine the same being true for these creatures.
- What makes you happy?
Travelling abroad to new places, especially places where you can surf or visit ancient sites.
- What do you love to do in your spare time? (Aside from working at the museum, obviously)
It’s quite difficult to surf in Derby, so I guess I’d normally be drinking gin and gaming, though rarely at the same time.