Tag Archives: excavation

Man in the White Hat

Over the past two weeks we have enjoyed the company of Alice Jaspars, a second year undergraduate who followed up excavation in Cyprus over the summer with a fieldwork placement in the archive, finding out more about the history of … Continue reading

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The Sanger Shepherd Process

We’re making a start on cleaning, digitizing and recording a beautiful┬ácabinet of lantern slides which used to form part of the Ashmolean Lantern Slide Lending Library. It’s a big job, and one we couldn’t do without the help of our … Continue reading

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Movember diggers

We came across this photograph in our lantern slide collection and thought of Movember! There are some excellent beards here too. We think this picture was taken round about 1900, but we have no more information about it at all. … 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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