Colouring the Past

We often think of history in black and white – even the textiles that survive have lost their original shades. But how would our understanding of the past change if we could see it in colour? The research of PhD student Jing Han aims to do just this. By analysing tiny samples of historic textiles, […]

Visually stunning: ten years of collaboration, etchings, and scientific analysis.

by Jennifer Hilder (PhD Intern) The College has been collaborating with industry partners for ten years now, having begun working on the National Inventory Research Project in 2003 with the National Gallery, London and 250 or so other museums around the UK. This has helped museums in the UK to carry out further research on […]