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“A labourer in the vineyard of Scottish antiquities”: the remarkable collection of Sir Walter Scott

26th November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Lecture by Kirsty Archer-Thompson BA MA FSA Scot, The Abbotsford Trust

For Sir Walter Scott, the objects, furniture and antiquities in his collection were portals to the past and critical inspiration for his historical fiction. Join the custodian of this remarkable collection to hear more about the ongoing journey of the Abbotsford Trust to better understand, care for and open up this material legacy to researchers and enthusiasts from around the world. Kirsty will highlight key case studies and curatorial projects from the recent past and present and share future aspirations.

Free – no booking required.




26th November 2018
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Regent Building Lecture Theatre, Aberdeen
Regent Walk
Aberdeen, AB24 3FX United Kingdom
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