Cabinets of Curiosity
By Emma Philip, Curator of Fine Art
On 12th June we held the second of two ‘Art Bites’ on the project. I gave a group of our visitors a verbal update on the latest findings from project and showed them the inside of some of our newly-conserved cabinets. Here are two of our visitors taking a closer look at the inside of our Antwerp Cabinet, which (thanks to Dr. Bowett’s research), we now know still has its original paper ceiling decoration from the 1670s.
A big thank you to those who braved the deluge in Plymouth to join us!