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Flattening Complexity for Search

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When I first started on the backend development for Explore the Collections, the complexity of the data held in our museum cataloguing system both impressed and overwhelmed me. We expose…

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Gods and goddesses of the Greek and Roman pantheon

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Derived from the Greek words ‘πᾶν’ pan – all, and ‘θεός’ theos – god, pantheon literally means ‘of all gods’. Although any polytheistic religion (religion with multiple deities) can have…

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Conservation of tile designs for Epic Iran

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by Alexandra Lawson, Paintings Conservator In preparation for the 2021 Epic Iran exhibition, a team of four paintings conservators worked on four unstretched painted canvases that were commissioned in 1877…

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Masterpieces in miniature

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The Gilbert Collection is no stranger to world travel – a celebration of Masterpieces in Minature The post Masterpieces in miniature appeared first on V&A Blog.

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