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How to approach reconstructing an Elizabethan/Jacobean room in 8 (not so easy) steps

6 September 2022

Last year, Middling Culture embarked on an ambitious project to digitally recreate an upper-middling status room from the 1620s.  The space selected for this reconstruction is a (now)...

Book a Visit a Virtual Elizabethan/Jacobean Room (National Gallery X)…

17 August 2022

Experience an immersive recreation of a parlour room from Elizabethan and Jacobean England and put your research questions to the test… As we have been discussing on this blog–with...

Introducing the virtual early modern parlour

28 April 2022

Principal Investigator, Professor Catherine Richardson, introduces Middling Culture’s newest digital project – a virtual room from the 1620s. Quite a few years ago now, at the start...

Accessorising in Early Modern England

7 March 2022

Head of Portable Antiquities and Treasure at the British Museum, Michael Lewis, identifies some 'middling' dress accessories among the finds of the PAS.