Still imageCarved powder-horn bearing the names of Jonathon Webb and James Cameron and hung on an American Indian woman's burden strap, inscribed 1 September 1758, carried by a soldier of the 42nd Royal Highlanders. Accession no. M.1931.581. Image ref
National Museums Scotland
A repository of virtue?: The United Service Museum, collecting, and the professionalization of the British Armed Forces, 1829–1864By examining the development of the United Service Museum (established in London in 1831) this article demonstrates how the practice of collecting knowledge and material culture during the nineteenth century was considered an important avenue through which to inculcate virtuous behaviour in officers of the British armed forces. Although the...
Hartwell, Nicole M
Journal articleThis summer a group of historians, anthropologists and First Nation community members assembled at the Woodlands Cultural Centre in Brantford, Ontario. They met to share knowledge and discuss research into the civilisations and arts of the Great Lakes region. Part of their discussion revolved around an object from the collections...
Lidchi, Henrietta ; Allan, Stuart