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“Open carefully – A Lock of thy bright hair”

“Open carefully – A Lock of thy bright hair” Holly Booth, Interpretation officer at Keats House gave this lecture on hair work Jewellery: memories, mourning and mementos of Death. Holly, like myself is interested in memory’s place in the museum, … Continue reading

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“As an operator he was bold, but not cool, rapid without being dexterous and he had no sympathy with humanity”

This is sort of a review of the Doctors, Dissection and Resurrection Men exhibition at The Museum of London, but also with many other related reflections and distractions. I visited the exhibition twice, once with my Australian scriptwriter friend, on … Continue reading

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The needle is always at hand – Poster presentation

‘The Real Thing?’ The Value of Authenticity and Replication for Investigation and Conservation –The University Glasgow and The Getty Foundation: Glasgow, Dec 2012, The needle is always at hand poster presentation

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“I only see clearly what I remember”

In this Post I have a treat for you, Cassandra Reilly the very talent artist i collaborated with, on the needle is always at hand, who made the beautiful shoes showing the three stages of Fanny Brawnes life in Wentworth … Continue reading

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“You must come and see me frequently”

“You must come and see me frequently” Chemisette – Browns Parlour   Keats was sometimes based in this room when he was sick and Fanny would visit him when she was allowed. In his letters Keats invites fanny to bring … Continue reading

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“There is a French sleeve worn that would be very becoming to you”

“There is a French sleeve worn that would be very becoming to you” Dress – Kitchen On the table in the kitchen in Keats part of the house Fanny made items of dress for herself but also had items made … Continue reading

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“There is nothing in this world so bright and delicate”

“There is nothing in this world so bright and delicate”   Bodice – Keats room Keats made lots of references to Fanny as bright   “I want a brighter word then bright”   “you dazzled me. There is nothing in … Continue reading

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