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An unpublished cartoon fragment from the Triumphs of Scipio, and the role of England in disseminating Italian tapestry designConvegno internazionale organizzato dai professori Guy Delmarcel e Koenraad Brosens (KU Leuven), in collaborazione con l'Academia Belgica, 25-26 ottobre 2022 Nell'ottobre 2021 ci ha lasciato Nello Forti Grazzini, riconosciuto a livello internazionale per i suoi studi sugli arazzi antichi. Forti Grazzini ha dedicato numerose pubblicazioni fondamentali agli arazzi dei Paesi...
Conference paper (unpublished)
Displaced masculinities: Intersections of blackness, queerness and ‘otherness’ in photography of the male nudeThe lecture was part of a two-day symposium exploring how masculinity has been fashioned and refashioned from Renaissance Europe to the global contemporary. The symposium—organised by the V&A Research Institute in collaboration with the Centre for Fashion Curation and the Masculinities Research Hub at London College of Fashion, University of...
AbstractTechnical artefacts have many meanings over the course of their use-life and museum after life. By engaging with audiences thoughtfully and openly, science museums can use their objects' dynamic biographies to address global challenges we face today. Not least of these is human-induced rapid climate change. Take the trusty tractor...
Alberti, S J M M
Learning objectHolly Daws is Assistant Artefact Conservator in the artefact conservation team at the National Museums Collection Centre. She was faced with the delicate task of mending a broken Blaschka model of a Thick Horned Anemone. Holly describes the step-by-step process of how the model was brought back to life.
AbstractThis talk considers the role of the Subject Specialist Network (SSN) in the industrial heritage sector through an examination of STICK, the Scottish Transport and Industrial Collections Knowledge Network. STICK was formed in 2006 and has become one of Scotland’s most successful SSNs. Its newsletter, social media and events bring...
AbstractA De Havilland Comet is one of three aeroplanes exhibited outdoors at the National Museum of Flight (Scotland), which has created different conservation challenges over the years, as the aeroplane is subjected to a harsh and uncontrolled environment. Unfortunately, a plan to relocate the Comet indoors had to be postponed,...
Marochini, Suncana ; Troalen, Lore
AbstractIn 2018 National Museums Scotland (NMS) set a development in motion at its National Museum of Flight (NMoF) with the aim to display the three outdoor aircraft, Avro Vulcan XM597, BAC 1-11 GAVMO and de Havilland Comet G-BDIX indoors, the airliners in a new, environmentally controlled hangar and the Vulcan...
AbstractOne key issue in the dye analysis field is the need to sample culturally significant objects. This issue is amplified when working with more fragile objects, such as historical textiles, where sampling is often impossible without threatening the structural integrity of the object. To circumvent the impact of dye analysis,...
Sandström, Edith ; Vettorazzo, Chiara ; Mackay, C Logan ; Troalen, Lore G ; Alison N, Hulme