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Michael Wong's Blog – August 2013 Archive (5)

Job: Curator of Film and Broadcast Exhibitions (National Media Museum)

The National Media Museum, Bradford are looking for a confident, flexible and highly skilled Curator to join their Collections & Exhibitions team. This is an exciting opportunity to develop your curatorial career by leading the content team for our 2014 summer exhibition. You will also manage two Associate Curators and take responsibility for all aspects of our…


Added by Michael Wong on August 27, 2013 at 23:34 — No Comments

Exhibition: Mug Shots

With crimes ranging from theft to child cruelty and rape, these photographs capture Victorian criminals immediately after arrest, and provide fascinating detail of their wretched existence – with charge sheets going as far as listing missing fingers or hands and any diseases the delinquents suffered from.

Previously unseen by the general public, the images were all…


Added by Michael Wong on August 16, 2013 at 19:11 — 3 Comments

Job: Digitisation & Cataloguing Assistant – Aerial Photography of Commonwealth Countries (RCAHMS)

This post is based in Collections Group within the team that is responsible for the National Collection of Aerial Photography (NCAP) at the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.

With financial support from Creative Scotland, RCAHMS is making a film in partnership with the Scottish Documentary Institute – …


Added by Michael Wong on August 9, 2013 at 8:18 — No Comments

Job: Manager of Design and Exhibition Services (National Media Museum)

As Manager of Design and Exhibition Services at the National Media Museum in Bradford you will lead exhibition design and production at the museum ensuring all galleries meet our high standards of design and interactivity. Providing strategic direction for the planning and scheduling of gallery replacement and life-span, you will…


Added by Michael Wong on August 9, 2013 at 8:09 — No Comments

Book: Mathew Brady: Portraits of a Nation

In the 1840s and 1850s, "Brady of Broadway" was one of the most successful and acclaimed Manhattan portrait galleries. Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, Dolley Madison, Henry James as a boy with his father, Horace Greeley, Edgar Allan Poe, the Prince of Wales, and Jenny Lind were among the dignitaries photographed in Mathew Brady's studio. But it was during the Civil War…


Added by Michael Wong on August 9, 2013 at 7:58 — No Comments

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