The Birmingham Assay Office was delighted to host the launch of a book published by Ashgate entitled âMatthew Boulton; Enterprising Industrialist of the Enlightenmentâ at the Assay Office earlier in the year.
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Dr Sally Baggott with Malcolm Dick[/caption]
After the successful BoultonÂ 2009 Conference at the University of Birmingham, which The Birmingham Assay Office sponsored, respected academic publishers Ashgate commissioned the book based on a selection of the Conference papers. Dr Sally Baggott, the then curator of The Assay Office, co-edited the book and her paper was also included in it.Â
The launch, which was attended by over forty academics and other interested parties from the heritage community, was a resounding success. In addition to Dr Sally Baggott, the co-editors were Kenneth Quickenden, Birmingham Institute of Art and Design and Malcolm Dick, University of Birmingham
For more information visit:http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781409473343
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L-R: Kate Hartigan, Craig ODonnell, Phyllis Benedikz, Sally Baggott, Michael Allchin[/caption]