Tag Archives: Ashmolean

From Oxfam to the Archive: how to bind a lantern slide

Volunteers are AMAZING. Recently, we have been working on the Ashmolean Museum’s lantern slide collection, and their volunteers have been helping to clean and catalogue the slides. One of the team presented us with this – a purchase from the Headington … Continue reading

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Being Human Festival Part 2: LiveFriday at the Ashmolean

As we mentioned in a previous post, we love LiveFriday at the Ashmolean and were delighted to be invited to do a special display of our lantern slides for the latest event, which just happened to co-incide with the Being Human Festival … Continue reading

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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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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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