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World Wars Warrior

Hello! We are Amanda, Emily and Miranda of the 20th Century and World Wars team. We were given the task of looking at the last sub-topic of the exhibition. Similarly to other groups, we had to prioritise which portions of … Continue reading

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Overseas Warrior

Jo, Michael and Robert tackled the topic of the ‘Overseas Soldier’ which chronologically was tightly wedged between the Jacobite topic and that of the World Wars. It was clear from the outset that this would guide the direction of the … Continue reading

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The Jacobite Warrior

Katie, Kelcy, and Leston joined forces to focus on the Jacobite section of the exhibition. The period from 1688 to 1745 that encompasses the Jacobite uprisings was a pivotal point in Scottish history and had huge ramifications for future depictions … Continue reading

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The Medieval Warrior

Hello from Alanna, Laura and Kieran! As part of the exhibition we have been working on researching and curating the display case for the medieval Scottish Warrior. We have been faced with a broad time period ranging from 1200 to … Continue reading

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The Prehistoric Scottish Warrior

Hello from Sophie, Vic and Ellen; the prehistory team! Our experience working with the theme of the prehistoric Scottish warrior has been challenging, particularly as it is a time period that spans thousands of years which makes it difficult for … Continue reading

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Museum Marketing

This weeks blog follows students as they give us an insight into marketing an exhibition: ‘It was important for us to develop a marketing strategy so that we could attract as many people as possible to visit our exhibition, which … Continue reading

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2017: Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology

Museum Studies students tell us about their exhibition and how it links with the year of History, Heritage and Archaeology: ‘The Scottish Government has designated 2017 Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, which lined up perfectly with the exhibition … Continue reading

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