Monthly Archives: July 2011

Perceptions of Stonehenge

The Archaeology Archive would like to welcome our first guest blogger, Brendan Maione-Downing from Harvard University. Brendan has been interning with the Institute of Archaeology for the summer and spent a week working with us in the Archive. One of … Continue reading

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Crawford’s Shorts

In 1953, O.G.S. Crawford was making copies of his faded prints and mounting them on card. In this one, showing his excavation team at Hengwm, Wales in 1919, just after the end of the First World War, Crawford shows his … Continue reading

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Cataloguing Paul Jacobsthal’s Celtic Art

One of the projects that our volunteers are currently working on is cataloguing the photographs, prints, and drawings from the Jacobsthal Archive. Through generous grants from the Reva and David Logan Foundation and the Heritage Lottery Fund, we’ve been able … Continue reading

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The Burning of Judas

So it seems this lantern slide, taken from the Myres collection, has caused more than a little concern! This is not, I repeat, NOT an actual hanging man, but in fact an effigy for an Easter-time ritual. This picture shows … Continue reading

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The Passmore Slides

I’ve recently been involved with surveying the Archive’s lantern slide and glass plate negatives collections – a job which might take a bit longer than originally anticipated (my original naïve guess was that we held a few thousand slides and … Continue reading

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