‘Emma Gillies: Rediscovered’ – Ceramics Exhibition at the Main Library TAGS: | | | Emma Smith, Exhibitions Officer, writes about the 2014 winter exhibition at the University of Edinburgh Main Library Over the last two years, significant research has been carried out into the …Continue reading →

Collect.Ed Exhibition: Curiosities from the University’s Collections TAGS: | “How strange this mass of ancient treasures, mementos of past pains and pleasures.” Charlotte Brontë Opening: 6th December 2013 | Where: Exhibition Gallery, Main Library, George Square | Closing: 1st …Continue reading →

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Meteorites and Fossilised Rain Drops TAGS: This week the Digital Imaging Unit have been photographing the Gibeon nickel iron meteorite EUCM.110.759.  This fell in prehistoric times in Namibia, named after the nearest town.  Made into tools …Continue reading →

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New Photography for Main Library Exhibition – Collect.ed TAGS: | The Digital Imaging Unit have been working on an amazingly diverse range of material recently thanks to a new exhibition being prepared for the Main Library by exhibitions intern Emma …Continue reading →

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Copernicus x Smith The University’s Iconics Collection holds some of the institution’s most valued and treasured items, and...
Default utility Image Sydney Goodsir Smith Stands for Rector In 1951, students voting for a new Rector of Edinburgh University faced a choice between...

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Default utility Image Conservation Volunteers in the Collections Rationalisation Project This week our Project Conservator, Helen, talks about the great work volunteers have done as...
Default utility Image Spotlight on Fiddles at St Cecilia’s Hall Guest post from Olivia Thorne, a museums placement student at St Cecilia’s Hall As a...

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