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SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF COLLECTING Diversifying the History of Collecting EMERGING RESEARCH WORKSHOP: Collecting the Sacred: Art, Belief and Identity Tuesday 2nd March 2021, 18.00-19.30 Description of Gourd Vessel, Given by Sir Apolo Kagwa, Katikiro of Uganda, British Museum, Af1902,0718.23 We are delighted to announce the second round of events in our 2020/21 series … Continue reading SHC: Collecting the Sacred: Art, Belief and Identity (2 March 2021)
RESEARCH DAY Thursday 25 February 2021, Online, Collecting, Travel, and the Museum in the Long Eighteenth Century 2:30 pm Research Day Session 1 Professor Arthur MacGregor Andrew W. Mellon Visiting Professor, Victoria and Albert Museum; Editor, Journal of the History of Collections - ‘The Decline of the Cabinet of Curiosities: The Case of the East … Continue reading RESEARCH DAY: Collecting, Travel, and the Museum in the Long Eighteenth Century (25 February 2021 online)
Seminar Collection: Édouard André and Nélie Jacquemart: Two Collectors of Late 19th Century Italian Art Left: Street façade of the Hôtel Jacquemart-André in 1913 - © Fond Bulloz, 1913; Right: Édouard and Nélie André, 19th century, photography - © Paris, Musée Jacquemart-André, Institut de France. January 19th 2021, online (Zoom), 6.30-8.00 pm Paris Time Speaker: Giancarla … Continue reading Seminar Collection: Édouard André and Nélie Jacquemart: Two Collectors of Late 19th Century Italian Art (Online, 19 January 2021, 6.30pm CET)
Genevieve Drinkwater, MA Student, History of Design Masters, V&A/RCA Often damaged, dismantled, or dispersed at auction, sources supporting the existence of collections amassed by women in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries are often scarce. However, a small community of scholars have begun to piece together the elusive scraps of history left behind by elite women … Continue reading Review: ‘Emerging research workshop: New approaches to women collectors’