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antiquary

a person who collects, deals in, or studies antiques, ancient works of art, or ancient times
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Custodians of the Castle The Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne (SANT) is the oldest and largest provincial antiquarian society in the country.
It follows the first successful Minstrelsy concert in 2013 which celebrated the role of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle in recording and promoting the traditional music of the North East during the body's 200-year history.
This volume of themed essays was published under the auspices of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (est.
Some account of the Cathedral Church of Exeter: Illustrative of the Plans, Elevations, and Sections, of that Building was published in 1797 for the Society of Antiquaries in London.
The fact that, for a time, all of Victorian England's learned antiquaries and archaeologists were entirely fooled by the things adds to the mirth.
Many of the papers presented here originated at the conference held in 2012 by the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland.
For antiquaries alone among mortals can restore the past and preserve the present, tangibly--and it is touch that matters most.
Nor are James's fictional antiquaries so uniformly professionalized; one thinks of the antiquary Baxter in "A View from a Hill" (a tale of pastoral horror obsessed with the attractions and abjections of amateurism), for example, or the dilettante-collector Mr.
The face of King Richard III unveiled to the media at the Society of Antiquaries and, right, the skull found under Greyfriars car park in Leicester
He was Director of the Courtauld Institute from 1995 to 2003 and was President of the Society of Antiquaries of London from 2004 to 2007.
The charm was gifted to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Sir Walter Scott.
Antiquaries are hobbyists who maintain an interest in history, especially as it can be understood through artifacts, ruins, and other evidence from the past.