Wednesday, 15 May 2013

The project begins!

To know how many pieces we need to catalogue and what they all are, the first place to look is the V&A's Central Inventory - the books held in the V&A Archive that list every object acquired in a certain year. Here Rosalind Haddon is checking the volume for 1922, when the Herzfeld Samarra finds were accessioned by the Museum. The total count is 285 objects!

Mariam Rosser-Owen

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