Category Archives: HEIR

What’s happening in the archive?

Well, it’s been busy round here. The new rolling stacks have made a big difference to life in the archive. At last the archives are beginning to be more accessible. Thank you, School of Archaeology! Before the stacks went in, … Continue reading

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Looking Deeply to Date the Past

Although the HEIR Project archive now has more than 15,000 images, only a tiny fraction of this number arrived with specific dates in their caption. When we come across a picture with a caption such as this one of Oxford, … Continue reading

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Cornwall and the Archives

  Blog by Roelie Reed During a recent visit to Cornwall, I visited St Enodoc Church, Trebetherick. The church itself was well worth the visit; it was built in 1430 but parts of it date back to the 12thC, as does its font. … Continue reading

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The Historic Environment Image Researcher, Dr Janice Kinory, has been thinking about a particular image… ‘As a guest blogger, I’d like to use this venue to write about how old images in the HEIR Project collection can provide a fresh … Continue reading

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A teaser: ‘Living off the Romans in the 19th and 20th centuries’

We are looking forward to a talk by our researcher, Dr Janice Kinory, who will be exploring the relationship between commercial photographers in the late 19th century and the Roman ruins they photographed. She will be showcasing many of the … Continue reading

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