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Macclesfield, West Park Museum
The collection of Egyptian artefacts is indebted to a local patron Marianne Brocklehurst, the daughter of a wealthy silk mill owner, who travelled to Egypt with her companion Mary Booth where they met Amelia Edwards. Marianne became a founding member of the Egypt Exploration Fund. Her collection started in the 1870s was housed in the West Park Museum, an institution funded by her brother.
Janes, Glenn 2010. The shabti collections 1: West Park Museum, Macclesfield. Cheshire: Olicar House.