Re: Portability myth?
- View Source--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Conal O'hAirt Jim
Hart <baronconal@y...> wrote:
> Hey, I'm going back over to London in October.You have to make an appointment with one of the curators. It
> How does one go about seeing this sotrage facility?
> Hope you took pictures!
> ( and are willing to share.... )
helps if you can be specific about what you're interested in, the
more specific the better.
I did take pictures (oh, about 700 over 2 weeks, mostly
medieval/Elizabethan furniture and architecture), but at most
places that allow photography, it's for "personal study" only. The
V&A folks were rather specific about that bit. But if someone is
interested in something specific, we might be able to work out a
If you have the time, I strongly urge a daytrip down to Portsmouth
to see the Mary Rose. The hull is remarkable, and the artifacts in
the museum are really amazing. The Weald and Downland
Museum (near Chichester) is also well worth the trip.
- View SourceWhat am I interrested in?....
Stuff made from wood.
( if I have to get more
specific 14th Cen, boxes
chests, coffers, chairs,
>This time the trip away from London
> If you have the time, I strongly urge a daytrip down
> to Portsmouth
> to see the Mary Rose. The hull is remarkable, and
> the artifacts in
> the museum are really amazing. The Weald and
> Museum (near Chichester) is also well worth the
is north to York and Lees
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>This time the trip away from LondonYork also has some excellent stuff. Barley Hall has excellent reproductions
>is north to York and Lees
of period furniture, and great prices on period pottery. The Yorkshire
Museum has wooden artifacts from the excavations in York, including wooden
bowls, turning cores, etc. Jorvik is a little hokey but still fun and does
contain some woodworking artifacts. The Merchant Adventurers' Hall was
closed when we were there, but is an impressive 14th c. building (and
contains some furniture). And of course York Minster is incredible. We
extended our stay in York because we were having such a good time, and will
probably go back.
Leeds of course has the Royal Armouries. Once you find them, they're a lot
Tom Rettie tom@...