The Attic (a name which commemorates our first physical location) is, first and foremost, a site for the research students of the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester: a virtual community which aims to include all students, be they campus-based and full-time, or distance-learning and overseas. But we welcome contributions from students of museum studies - and allied subject areas - from outside the School and from around the world. Here you will find a lot of serious stuff, like exhibition and research seminar reviews, conference alerts and calls for papers, but there's also some 'fluff'; the things that inspire, distract and keep us going. After all, while we may be dead serious academic types, we're human too.

Saturday, December 05, 2009

An Attic Advent: 5th December

Pan Am Toiletry Bag (Smithsonian)

The collapsible toiletry bag with handle is perfect for personal items and TSA-approved containers. Rugged leather-like exteriors are embossed with the authentic Pan Am logo. Custom medallion zipper pulls and nylon logo lining. 6"h. x 10"w. x 5"d.

Ground-breaking commercial aircraft are exhibited at our National Air and Space Museum and the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Period aviation clothing and accessories is also a large part of the collection.


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