Who got the job: Philip Warner

Interview by John Holt, Issue 114/09, p61, 01.09.2014
Collections and engagement officer
Museum of Leathercraft, Northampton
Advertised: MJ online April 2014
What attracted you to this post?

The unknown; only a small section of the collection has ever been exhibited.

What does the job entail?

I am currently reappraising some 9,000 objects from scratch.

Any surprises?

Learning about what we own from 16th-century book bindings to 20th-century gaskets.

Other posts held

Property operations manager, Claydon House; house and collections manager, Anglesey Abbey; house steward, the Rothschild Collection, Waddesdon Manor.


BA history of art, MA decorative arts.