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TREASURES OF OUR COLLECTION REVEALED

Exploring the Private Collection is delivered by Sally Hoban, Heritage & Training Officer, and Craig O’Donnell, who curates the collection. Delegates can also earn seven hours Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity from the course. Participants can choose which pieces of silver from the collection and library they would like to see, so reflecting their own areas of interest and expertise. Sally says: ‘This week we looked in detail at Matthew Boulton’s silver, t…

By admin | Nov 22nd, 2012
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BEWITCHINGLY BEAUTIFUL ARTS AND CRAFTS

By admin | Nov 16th, 2012
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BIRMINGHAM’S MARVELLOUS HISTORY UNCOVERED

By admin | Oct 17th, 2012
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THE LIFE (AND HAIR) OF WILLIAM MORRIS

The Assay Office Library contains a fascinating collection of books relating to William Morris and the Pre-Raphaelites, including Mackail's two-volume biography. The Library also contains works about Sir Edward Burne-Jones and other artists working in the Pre-Raphaelite style. The library is open to the public during our organised Silver Visits and is also open to researchers by prior appointment. Email history@theassayoffice.co.uk for further information.

By admin | Sep 14th, 2012
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