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Appel à communications : « Les circulations des images » (Paris, 15-16 juin 2020)

Colloque international organisé par le centre d’excellence Jean Monnet IMAGO (Paris, École normale supérieure), en partenariat avec l’université de Genève (Chaire des Humanités numériques),...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 26 Feb 2020

How to Make Snipe Hinges

My thanks to Gus over at The Minuteman forum for the heads up on this video. Much appreciated Gus.Keith.
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 19 Sep 2019

Lady Elizabeth Laura, Lady Charlotte Maria & Lady Anne Horatia

“Triple three-quarter length portrait of the three Waldegrave sisters, seated beside one another at a small work-table; Lady Anna Horatia at right embroidering, with Lady Charlotte Maria at left, her head turned towards front, winding silk from...
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 27 Feb 2019

Hedeby Quiver – Mark

If you go back to my earlier posts on making a Hedeby quiver, I commented that I had been able to match all the stitch holes and thread imprints on all parts other than the carrying tabs. I’m now working on a group of new ones and this is the solution...

Preventing Pregnancy

Early modern historians have long discussed whether people in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries actively limited their family size. Dorothy McLaren has shown that women might extend the length of time for which they breastfed their babies in order...
From: Early Modern Medicine on 20 Apr 2017

Hedeby Quiver – the finish

  This part is really just a quick finish and review of the success or otherwise of the project. First the hanging straps – we know they are folded leather, sewn with a saddle stitch along one edge. One end loops through the tab on the side...

Hedeby Quiver – part the third

When we left at the end of the previous episode, we’d just started assembling the front parts and the hanging tabs. The errata found that I’d misread the German, while it was early enough to do something about it. I think we should all view...

Hedeby quiver erratum

In what should probably come as a surprise to nobody, I made an error in my translation of the original German report. The carrying lugs attach “…at about one-third of the height… (…auf etwa einem Drittel der Höhe…)”....

Another brilliant idea

I had a great idea, but not one so great that my foot fell off. Why not make a copy of the bracer in the British Museum?, I thought. It will be easy, I thought. I have the report with a nice clear drawing. Dalton, Antiquities Journal, Volume 2, 1922...

Appel à communication : « Images, Copyright, and the Public Domain in the Long Nineteenth Century » (Winterthur, 29-30 mars 2018)

A combination of technological, cultural, and economic factors during the long nineteenth century made images more readily available in a wider range of media than ever before. These transformations raised new questions about the ownership and use of...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 6 Nov 2016

Finished Archer’s Bracers

This post is a follow up to Archer’s Bracers and Wooden Stamps (again) of the year before last. It’s mostly me showing off, with some self-justification to explain the decisions I made about dye colours and buckles. I started writing...

Emotions in 3D: digital modelling at the museum

William Burke’s hat, one of the objects in the Emotions3D collection (Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum).By Associate Investigator Jane-Heloise Nancarrow As I took a meticulous series of photographs – dozens from every angle – of...
From: Histories of Emotion on 14 Apr 2016

CFP: Histories of Magic and Sex (Notches)

How have perceptions of magic shaped sexuality, love, and reproduction in the past? “Bewitched,” “enchanted,” “spellbound,” “possessed” — the language of seduction and love is replete with allusions...
From: Perceptions of Pregnancy on 10 Mar 2016

Podcast of the evolution of understandings of pregnancy in Mexico

By the Sexualidad en tu propia voz explores the changes that happened within the Mexican context to concepts imported from Europe of motherhood, childbirth, and sex. Challenging how men have come to dominate knowledge on childbirth. It discuses issue...
From: Perceptions of Pregnancy on 15 Feb 2016

Reproduction on Film

Reproduction on Film: Sex, Secrets and Lies Sexual secrets are powerful social capital, long subject to suppression, cover up, rumour, manipulation, investigation and exposure. In all the films in this fifth series of ‘Reproduction on Film’,...
From: Perceptions of Pregnancy on 20 Jan 2016

Breast or Bottle? A Victorian Debate

The Perceptions of Pregnancy blog, like the Researchers’ Network, aims to reach beyond boundaries and borders, and to facilitate an international and interdisciplinary conversation on pregnancy and its associated bodily and emotional experiences from...
From: Perceptions of Pregnancy on 20 Jan 2016

The Phantoms of Pregnancy

The Perceptions of Pregnancy blog, like the Researchers’ Network, aims to reach beyond boundaries and borders, and to facilitate an international and interdisciplinary conversation on pregnancy and its associated bodily and emotional experiences from...
From: Perceptions of Pregnancy on 17 Jan 2016

Why Firearms Restrictions?

Why Firearms Restrictions? ·      Terrorism ·      Crime ·      Suicides Do restrictions on law abiding licensed firearms owners do anything to stop...
From: A Woodsrunner's Diary on 25 Dec 2015

Billet : « Photographier librement les oeuvres d’art en Italie »

La loi Franceschini dite « Artbonus » a été promulguée en Italie en juillet 2014. Elle autorise désormais la photographie des oeuvres conservées dans les musées, et la libéralisation de la reproduction de l’ensemble du...
From: Le blog de l'APAHAU on 21 Feb 2015

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