Inside the Collection

Year: 2011

On the eleventh day of Christmas

January 5, 2011

Erika Taylor
My true love gave to me.....eleven pipers piping 89/608-23 Box with removable cover, 1 of 12, "Eleven Pipers Piping" part of "Surprise Boxes - Twelve Years of Christmas", parcel gilt silver, Stuart Devlin, London, England, 1980.

The amazing pre-history of cinema

January 4, 2011

Debbie Rudder
Happy New Year to our blog readers. Today we have some historic fireworks to share with you. This intriguing device is a chromatrope, a mechanical slide for an early type of projector called a magic lantern.

Dahl and Geoffrey Collings and Moholy- Nagy

January 4, 2011

Anni Turnbull
This is the third our series based on the cataloguing of 2007/30/1, the archive of Dahl and Geoffrey Collings, specifically on the Christmas and New Year’s cards sent to them by family, friends and professional colleagues.

On the tenth day of christmas

January 4, 2011

Erika Taylor
My true love gave to me.....ten lords a leaping 89/608-21 Box with removable cover, 1 of 12, "Ten Lords a-Leaping" part of "Surprise Boxes - Twelve Years of Christmas", parcel gilt silver, Stuart Devlin, London, England

On the ninth day of Christmas

January 3, 2011

Rebecca Evans
my true love gave to me.... nine ladies dancing. Nine ladies dancing from the Powerhouse Museum Collection From left to right:

On the eighth day of Christmas

January 2, 2011

Rebecca Evans
my true love gave to me.....8 maids a milking. A2035-1, Ceramic figure, female child holds sheaf of grain 93/338/286, Figure, Alice in Wonderland, `Alice’, earthenware, Royal Doulton, England, c.

On the seventh day of Christmas

January 1, 2011

Rebecca Evans
my true love gave to me....seven swans a swimming. Seven swans from the Powerhouse Museum Collection From left to right: 90/58-1/32/3 Poster, 'Australia', black swan, colour lithograph on paper, designed by Douglas Annand for the Australian National Travel Association, Sydney, 1954, reprinted for the Australian Tourist Commission, Melbourne, 1972.