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Why the anonymous and everyday objects are important: using the Science Museum’s collections to re-write the history of vision aids
Drawing upon experience of being a Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) student at the Science Museum, this article reflects on the value of collections with limited cataloguing in historical research and offers ways to overcome the problems of interpretation.
This reading guide maps the existing literature on energy history by focusing on changes in the scholarly understandings of the relationship between energy and culture. It aims to provide an entry point for thinking about energy’s past, present and future.
This article considers the innovative approach that Fairfield has adopted as a heritage centre, office-space and working ship fabrication yard, on the banks of the River Clyde in Glasgow.
A museum by the people for the people? A review of St Fagans National Museum of History’s new galleries
Review: A museum by the people for the people? A review of St Fagans National Museum of History’s new galleries
This article describes the author’s impressions of the new Royal Museum of Central Africa gallery. It discusses the successes and failures of the project, as well as its implications for UK museums.