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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
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
At the edge of the waterscape: Interaction at the boundaries between drainage basins in early prehistoric Britain and IrelandRiver catchments and drainage basins are being increasingly used as units of ecological and socio-political organisation. There is also ample evidence in the archaeological record that knowledge of drainage basins was important in the past. This paper will explore a wide array of archaeological evidence that the watershed boundaries of...
AbstractThe stereotype of Viking-age hoards in Britain is that they are products of an international context of mobility, migration and raiding, buried at times of stress or under duress. Initially heralded as a ‘Viking’ hoard par excellence, the ongoing conservation and research on the Galloway Hoard from southwest Scotland continues...
Goldberg, Martin ; Davis, Mary