Monthly Archives: November 2014

Being Human Festival Part 1: Lantern slide display at the Ashmolean

Last week we were able to show off some of the beautiful lantern slide images digitized by the HEIR project. The ‘Being Human: Festival of the Humanities‘ was running all week, and as part of the celebrations we wanted to … Continue reading

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The new virtual life of early analogue photography: digitising Oxford University’s magic lantern slide collection.

Originally posted on History of Art at Oxford University:
The History of Art Department’s Visual Resources Centre makes its archive of glass slide photography available in an online database. Dina Akhmadeeva Figure 1 Anonymous Photographer View of Constantinople The Department…

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LiveFriday: Egyptomania at the Ashmolean Museum

Did you go to LiveFriday at the Ashmolean on Friday 31st? On LiveFridays, the Museum opens up its doors to the public for a fun evening of events, creative workshops and entertainment. This time, the theme was ‘Egyptomania’, to tie in with … Continue reading

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