Marianne Brocklehurst

Marianne Brocklehurst

Marianne Brocklehurst and the West Park Museum, Macclesfield. Part 2

In part 1 I looked at how Marianne Brocklehurst acquired a collection of some 500 Ancient Egyptian objects during the three trips to Egypt that she records in her diary, cartoons, sketches and watercolours. In this section I look at the museum and the collection that Marianne and her brother Francis built for the benefit of the residents of Macclesfield in northwest England. [more…]