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

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free
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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.

 

Details

Date:
November 12
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://socantscot.org

Venue

National Museum Scotland Auditorium, Edinburgh (use Lothian Street entrance)
Chambers Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1JF
Phone:
0131 247 4133
Website:
www.nms.ac.uk

Organiser

SoAS

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