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The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries

The Hunting Tapestries hanging in the Long Gallery at Hardwick Hall in 1899.
Image taken from ‘The Devonshire Hunting Tapestries’ by George Wingfield Digby, V&A.

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First Hand Experience

There’s nothing quite like it.                         Tapestry Course students in room 94, September 2007 When Room 94 closed a while ago, many of us who visited it regularly for our ‘fix’ of the fabulous tapestries that hung there, feared it may be lost forever as a textile gallery.

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ALMOST THERE!!

Alluding to the elusive. How many tasks do we embark on where the ‘end’… that point of resolution… is like a mirage, shimmering invitingly, only to fade as we get near? Or, as in the previous post, is constantly shifting away on an outgoing tide. There is always a further distance to cover, it seems, than we bargained for. WORLD BEACH is SO close to being alive – a live project. Building it is technical, and well into another stratosphere of understanding as far as I am concerned. The On-line team are working hard to ensure everything behaves as it …

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Sacred Art

By Stuart Frost We have been working on the interpretation for the Medieval and Renaissance Galleries for some time. We are now a stage where we can begin to commission and build some of the high-tech interactives that will be integrated with the new displays. Audience research has helped us shape our plans for developing the […]

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Almost There

Seatown, Dorset. Steep stone beach, newly sea washed, clean and even. Occasional larger flat matt pale blue-grey stones scattered across shingle surface.
Gathering, laying, snaking down from top to water’s edge. Outgoing tide. Remaining elusive.

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Almost There

Seatown, Dorset. Steep stone beach, newly sea washed, clean and even. Occasional larger flat matt pale blue-grey stones scattered across shingle surface.
Gathering, laying, snaking down from top to water’s edge. Outgoing tide. Remaining elusive.

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Another Place

Found myself travelling east at the weekend, to a wide expanse of sand just north of Liverpool. A place that I would probably never have otherwise visited, we were there to see Another Place by Antony Gormley. I thought it would be interesting, I wasn’t expecting to be so moved.

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