The Tod Head lighthouse lantern. The conservation-restoration of a technical object that has been continuously modified over the yearsThis paper presents the conservation and reassembly of the Tod Head lighthouse lantern in the storage area of the National Museums Scotland. The Tod Head lighthouse was located on the Scottish east coast, north of Edinburgh. The lantern was dismantled in 2011 and sent to the National Museums Collection Centre....
Journal articleThe Natural History Museum, London (NHMUK) has embarked on an ambitious programme to digitise its collections. The first phase of this programme was to undertake a series of pilot projects to develop the workflows and infrastructure needed to support mass digitisation of very large scientific collections. This paper presents the...
Blagoderov, Vladimir ; Penn, Malcolm ; Sadka, Mike ; Hine, Adrian ; Brooks, Stephen …
Journal articleIn the second of our new series looking behind the scenes as the National Museum of Scotland prepares to open ten new galleries. Bruce Blacklaw takes a look at the restoration of Victorian models built to help museum visitors understand the marvels of Steam Age engineering.