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Rock Star Event On Friday 28th February, over 100 guests attended an event at the Geological Society in London’s Mayfair to celebrate the University’s successful campaign to buy the Charles Lyell notebooks. Eight …Continue reading →

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Lyell, Landscape and a Lorry We’ve done it. They’re finally here. Late last week I was lucky enough to go down to London and pick up the Lyell notebooks. The first step in gaining custody …Continue reading →

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They’re coming! The Lyell notebooks were collected from Sotheby’s in London yesterday and are now on their way north, expected to arrive in Edinburgh later today. Thankfully, they are in a secure …Continue reading →

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Lyell Rocks! Saving & Sharing the Charles Lyell Notebooks Sir Charles Lyell (1797 – 1875) was a Victorian Scottish geologist, recognised as one of the outstanding scientists in an age of remarkable thinkers. He’s best known as the author …Continue reading →

Losing the Heid… or not The Parthenon Frieze at Edinburgh College of Art Running around the walls of the Sculpture Court of Edinburgh College Art is a cast of the Parthenon Frieze, which was first …Continue reading →

Keyboards Prestissimo! As previously reported, the instruments have all been removed from St Cecilia’s Hall to allow building work to start. The keyboards were one of the last group of instruments to …Continue reading →

St Cecilia’s Hall in the News! TAGS: | | The St Cecilia’s Hall Project is in the news, thanks to our grant of £100,000 from Edinburgh World Heritage! See online story here: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/facelift-for-concert-hall-with-no-equal-in-paris-or-london.119359358

Talk, Talk Two talks in a week, one in London, one in Warsaw On Thursday last week I gave a presentation to the Association for Historical and Fine Art Photographs Conference in …Continue reading →

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