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Erskine 1916: Regimental Quilt

By Bethany Lane, University of Glasgow MSc Museum Studies postgraduate student

This regimental quilt was an entry in the Domestic Welfare Exhibition, which was on from 13th October to 1st November 1924. 81 more words


Washington, July 2015

A short gallery as I was told that the whole town centre was private property and asked to leave. 34 more words


Exhibition visit: We Want People Who Can Draw: Instruction and Dissent in the British Art School, Manchester Metropolitan University Special Collections (until 31 July)

Though it’s not directly related to schools, as part of the contextual reading for my PhD I have also read a lot about the history and development of art education, specifically art schools and colleges in Britain, from the municipal colleges of art that were set up in industrial towns and cities in the nineteenth century, to the changing status of provincial schools of art and art degrees following the Coldstream Report of 1960, to the student protests and occupations sparked by that at Hornsey in 1968, where students demanded more say in the direction of their education. 415 more words

Stolen Childhoods

The Child Migrants Trust is a registered charity within Britain and Australia which supports the unfortunate people involved with the shocking deportation of children from Britain in the post-war period, often being incorrectly told that they are orphans, and that their parents were killed in the war. 369 more words