It was when part of a Scarborough museum was being redeveloped more than a decade ago that builders found a blocked-up door.
- Esther Addley
- The Guardian
Behind it they discovered bags filled with asbestos and, under that, a collection of taxidermied animals that had been collected by a Victorian big game hunter and left to the museum.
Neglected, outdated and ethically problematic, the temptation may have been to shut the artefacts away again. Instead, the Scarborough Museums and Galleries opted to do something else with the…