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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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Her first paper to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland had to be transcribed by a man.
|Custodians of the Castle The Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne (SANT) is the oldest and largest provincial antiquarian society in the country.
Malcolm Allan, a former reporters@dailyrecord.co.uk chairman of Dunblane community council and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, wants the green belt land left undisturbed.
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 Old Newcastle Project, which has put the Keep and Black Gate back at centre stage, is the brainchild of the Heart of the City Partnership, a company formed by St Nicholas Cathedral, the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Newcastle City Council.
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.
If poets could only be antiquaries! For antiquaries alone among mortals can restore the past and preserve the present, tangibly--and it is touch that matters most.
But it is marked nonetheless by a sense of the forbidden (stirring up the past is dangerous), and thus has some relation to Levine's stigmatized term; if for Levine, 'pleasure' and 'leisure' are dubious for the professional, they are downright dangerous for James's antiquaries." We partially agree with the latter half of these conclusions, but while it is true that James's membership in the establishment affords him a certain semantic luxury in assuming this fraught identity, there is considerable evidence to suggest that the specter of amateurism (both its allure and its taint) is absolutely central to James's medievalist horror.
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