Tag Archives: Victorian

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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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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HEIR loves Stonehenge!

One of the best parts about working on the HEIR project has been the opportunity to experiment with rephotographing sites in the pictures. On Thursday, 26th June I had the chance to visit Stonehenge. As well as seeing the new … 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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