Mary’s Marvels! The Ian Hinchliffe & Jon John Archives

This month’s blog explores the collections of two performance artists – Ian Hinchliffe and Jon John. Stephanie Rolt, Archives Officer at Queen Mary University of London explains the unique set of questions and opportunities encountered whilst working with these performing arts archives. University Archives are fascinating places, full of collections on an eclectic range of topics. […]

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David Garrick: 300 years young!

This month Carmen Holdsworth-Delgado, Curator of the Garrick Club, introduces some highlights of the collection which were used to create a small display for the members of the Club on the tercentenary of David Garrick’s birth. February marked the 300th anniversary of the birth of David Garrick, Britain’s greatest actor, manager, playwright and entrepreneur. Throughout […]

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Reproducing Fame: Printmakers and the Nineteenth Century Stage at the National Portrait Gallery

This month, we look at stage ephemera with Tessa Kilgarriff, who is completing an AHRC-funded collaborative doctoral award at the University of Bristol and the National Portrait Gallery. Alongside her research she has curated Reproducing Fame: Printmakers and the Nineteenth Century Stage which is on show at the National Portrait Gallery until July 2 2017. In 2015 […]

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