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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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Moving the Tchalenko Archive

Thanks to the volunteers and Dr Marlena Whiting for their help moving the Georges Tchalenko Archive to the Archive Room (7.50 m of boxes + 4 boxes of slides and card records transported down five staircases – this Georgian building has … Continue reading

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“The shock of the old: glass plate negatives and photographs of late 19th century England”

We are delighted that HEIR’s “The shock of the old” proposal has been chosen as one of the 36 funded projects participating in the Being Human: A Festival of the Humanities 2014. The Festival will take place between the 15-23 … Continue reading

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The case of the disappearing medieval buildings…

As we were scanning another box of late 19th century lantern slides, we came across this lovely picture of the Duomo in Florence (Firenze), Italy…. Janice thought she had taken a very similar picture on a recent holiday, and brought … Continue reading

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