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Exciting to walk round the galleries this morning and see at least some objects in place. A quick look at the Managers from Parade which have been reconstructed for us by the American Manager lacks his face. A quick look at the Lachmann photos show three bumps – is that an odd cubist nose or a nose and two eyes one above each other? Whatever, we need to include them. Trousers and shoes...
The third day of installation and a few cases are complete and some of the walls are hung with posters, designs and drawings. Even unlit The Sleeping Princess looks stunning. The positioning of each mannequin is a slow process as they are slightly twisted so it becomes clearer which work together as a group. Where the trains reach the floor carefully cut Melinex has to be inserted between fabric...

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