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1862 Exposition –the International Galleries explored through the notion of the Sensory

The second research post by RCA History of Design students involved in the Memories of the Future exhibition (more information here). Abstract: An exploration of the sensory engagement and experience of visitors to the 1862 exhibition, with a focus on the … Continue reading

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‘Becoming’ The Albert Memorial

All the way back in December 2013, the editors of Visit1862 mused on the possibilities of considering the 1862 International Exhibition as an ‘object obituary’ to Prince Albert, the late husband of Queen Victoria: RIP Prince Albert. Almost two whole … Continue reading

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‘Taste’ and its creators: 1862 and beyond (Part 2)

Explanation  Welcome to the second week of Natalie Bradbury’s and Ruth Mason’s (one of the editors of Visit1862.com) conversation about the process of taste formation. Natalie is currently a PhD researcher at the University of Central Lancashire looking at Pictures … Continue reading

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