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  1. Children - building blocks of Empire

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    A documentary about the history of child migration schemes and reasons behind them. This film is featured in the Empire and Dominions section of the exhibition 'On their own - Britain's…

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    • Conservation of a Chinese sewing chest

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      This video shows organics conservators working on and discussing the conservation of a Chinese sewing shest from the 1800s before it went on on display in the Museum of Liverpool. http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/conservation/departments/organics/

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      • Servant girl - from the Ancient Egypt gallery

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        The servant girl from the new Ancient Egypt gallery at World Museum Liverpool, tells us about another servant who has run away. Find out more about the gallery at: http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml/visit/floor-plans/ancient-world.aspx

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        • Museum of Liverpool preview

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          The new Museum of Liverpool opened on 19 July 2011. This video gives a glimpse inside to show how the beautiful interior spaces looked six months before the museum opened, while the galleries were…

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          • Interview with Alan Yentob - John Moores 2012 judging

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            Alan Yentob is one of the judges of the John Moores Painting Prize 2012. This video interview with Alan gives a look behind the scenes of the judging and gives an insight into his views on the importance…

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            • It's Alive...at the Bug House!

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              The Bug House at World Museum has sprung to life and we're going creepy crawly crazy with a season of hands-on fun. Our spiders and scorpions, beetles and millipedes are coming out to play! …

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              • John Hope Franklin interview

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                An interview with historian John Hope Franklin, recorded for the Freedom and Enslavement Wall in the International Slavery Museum in 2007. http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ism/collections/freedom_wall/

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                • Meet the curator - Rob Philpott

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                  This is an interview with Rob Philpott, Head of Archaeology at National Museums Liverpool. Here Rob tells us about his fascinating work as a curator and talks about his favourite object from the…

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                  • Chantress scene 1 - from the Ancient Egypt gallery

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                    The Chantress from the Ancient Egypt gallery at World Museum Liverpool tells us about how she writes a chant for a ceremony. You can see scene 2 of the Chantress here: http://www.vimeo.com/9184998 and…

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                    • Two Voyages part 1 - Mary's story

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                      A dramatisation made for the exhibition 'On their own - Britain's child migrants' http://www.britainschildmigrants.com/ In the short film, shot on location at Merseyside Maritime…

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                      • Their Spirits Gone Before Them

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                        Artist Laura Facey talks about the inspiration behind 'Their Spirits Gone Before Them'. The installation is on display as part of the exhibition 'Their Spirits' at the International…

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                        • Two Voyages part 2 - William's story

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                          A dramatisation made for the exhibition 'On their own - Britain's child migrants' http://www.britainschildmigrants.com/ In the short film, shot on location at Merseyside Maritime…

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