In case you haven’t seen it: this battle of the museums is the most delightful thing I’ve read on Twitter in a long time. The Museum of English Country Life challenged the British Museum to “show us your best duck.” Museums around the world answered the call. Click through, unfurl all the responses, and settle in for some laughs.
We see your unique cosmetics container made around 1300 BC in ancient Egypt and raise you this nineteenth century plane with a weird looking duck head on ithttps://t.co/nYCKOgG5Q5 pic.twitter.com/A3dGI1o9Yl
— The Museum of English Rural Life (@TheMERL) January 4, 2019
You want ducks? We’ve got ducks. But they’re all, er…resting. pic.twitter.com/O9p21KuULY
— Spadina Museum (@SpadinaMuseum) January 4, 2019
Best dressed blingiest duck of the day? pic.twitter.com/mDlTEL8LqP
— Hastings Museum & Art Gallery (@hastings_museum) January 8, 2019
Now I want to draw all these ducks! (Well, maybe not the “resting” ones…)