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Embodied energies, embedded stories: releasing the potential of casts of early medieval sculptures

Citation
Foster S (2013) Embodied energies, embedded stories: releasing the potential of casts of early medieval sculptures. In: Hawkes J (ed.) Making Histories: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Insular Art, York 2011. Donington: Shaun Tyas, pp. 339-357. http://www.oxbowbooks.com/oxbow/making-histories.html

Abstract
This paper explores the story-telling (cultural biographical) potential of plaster casts, specifically the casts made since the early nineteenth-century of early medieval sculpture in Britain and Ireland. It reports on a pilot study focussing on the Scottish material.

Keywords
Replicas; facsimiles; plaster casts; early medieval; cultural biography; Victoria and Albert Museum; V&A; Worlds' Fairs; National Museums Scotland; Glasgow International Exhibition 1901; Kelvingrove Museum; Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum; Circulation Department

StatusPublished
Author(s)Foster, Sally
Publication date31/12/2013
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/21395
PublisherShaun Tyas
Publisher URLhttp://www.oxbowbooks.com/oxbow/making-histories.html
Place of publicationDonington
ISBN9781907730313

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