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Emotions 3D: Bringing Digital Heritage of Emotions to Life

Date: Thursday 8 December 2016
Time: 5.30‒6.30pm
Venue: Woolnough Lecture Theatre, Room 107, Geology and Geography Building, The University of Western Australia

This event celebrates the launch of Emotions3D  a three-dimensional digital heritage resource developed as part of an Associate Investigator project for the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions.

Please join Dr Jane-Heloise Nancarrow for a presentation about three-dimensional digital imaging for museums and the Emotions3D project, and hear short talks about some of the fascinating objects in the collection. 

Link to Project Description

 

About Jane-Heloise Nancarrow

 

 

Image: A selection of objects which will appear in the Emotions3D online collection. Clockwise from top left: Wooden toy in the shape of an elephant c.1850 (St Barts’ Museum and Archive); Tortoise-shell and silver heart-shaped box, possibly French c.1750 (Victoria and Albert Museum, metalwork and ceramics collection); Jacobean wedding dress 1742 (Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum); fur hat belonging to serial murderer, William Burke (Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum); the world’s oldest football (Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum); wooden dummy used to demonstrate trephining sites, early 19th C. (St Barts’ Museum and Archive); Stirling Burgh Box, lined with a Book of Hours dating to 1503 (Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum); The Pusey Horn c. 1400‒1450 (Victoria and Albert Museum, metalwork and ceramics collection); Japanese Netsuke figure, date unknown (Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum); iron visored helmet c.1460‒1490 (Victoria and Albert Museum, metalwork and ceramics collection).