Tag Archives: black-and-white

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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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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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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Visit to Berlin

A trip to Berlin had been planned for a long time and this gave me the opportunity to combine research with pleasure.  At the archives, we are digitising glass lantern slides so that this rich bank of history will be available … Continue reading

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