No-one likes general adverts, and ours hadn't been updated for ages, so we're having a clear-out and a change round to make the new ones useful to you. These new adverts bring in a small amount to help pay for the board and keep it free for you to use, so please do use them whenever you can, Let our links help you find great books on glass or a new piece for your collection. Thank you for supporting the Board.

Author Topic: V&A Museum online collection - Monart  (Read 2876 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline chopin-liszt

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 10019
    • Scotland
Re: V&A Museum online collection - Monart
« Reply #20 on: July 12, 2011, 12:37:53 PM »
Christine and I were allowed to take photographs in Edinburgh Museum - we did ask first. Always best to.
Cheers, Sue (M)

“Empirical evidence on expert opinion shows that it is extremely unreliable”
Ioannidis, (2005), Plos Medicine.

Offline Carolyn Preston

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 723
  • Gender: Female
Re: V&A Museum online collection - Monart
« Reply #21 on: July 12, 2011, 11:36:18 PM »
Ok, they'd need teams of us!
Two of my friends here came to stay with me for a week's holiday last year - which they spent cleaning, polishing and photographing my collection.  :thud:  A labour of love indeed!

Nice friends Sue, anyone we know? :kissy:

Carolyn

Offline chopin-liszt

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 10019
    • Scotland
Re: V&A Museum online collection - Monart
« Reply #22 on: July 13, 2011, 11:37:17 AM »
yes - Glassobsessed and Suzygpr.  :sun:
Cheers, Sue (M)

“Empirical evidence on expert opinion shows that it is extremely unreliable”
Ioannidis, (2005), Plos Medicine.

Offline KevinH

  • Global Moderator
  • Members
  • *
  • Posts: 5476
    • England
Re: V&A Museum online collection - Monart
« Reply #23 on: July 13, 2011, 03:45:45 PM »
Some years ago, the ruling on photography in the V&A was that a permit was required if a tripod was used to support the camera - but if you used no tripod then it was all ok; you could take hand-held shots of anything, anywhere.

According to his own comments on a tv program, Eric Knowles was caught out on that one - having arrived with his tripod and camera, he was approached by a steward who asked to see his permit. After admitting he did not have a permit, he made the necessary arrangements and returned to take his photos. It was only later that he found out that the permit was not required for hand-held photography!

I do not know if that ruling still applies.
KevinH

Offline Paul S.

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 7267
  • Gender: Male
Re: V&A Museum online collection - Monart
« Reply #24 on: July 13, 2011, 09:13:11 PM »
I've already given the department's email address on page one of this thread  -  if you are in doubt, I might suggest that you simply ask them what their current ruling is.     As I've already mentioned, I'm not aware that things have changed, and provided you are not resourcing for professional reasons, and you are using hand held equipment, then all should still be o.k.    Replies are signed by Reino Liefkes, usually  -  believe he is department head.     Of course, if the situation has changed, then please do let us all know, especially as I intend to visit during the coming weeks (for the Tuesday surgery) :).

Offline flying free

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 8653
    • UK
Re: V&A Museum online collection - Monart
« Reply #25 on: July 13, 2011, 10:20:24 PM »
Reino Liefkes is the Senior Curator Ceramics and Glass collection V&A (and author  I believe as well)
I will take a camera and ask when I get there I guess.  If the answer is no I shall just enjoy the glass anyway  :sun:
m

 

Look for glass on
 ebay.co.uk 
Look for glass on
 eBay.com (US)

Link to Glass Encyclopedia
Link to Glass Museum


This Website is provided by Angela Bowey, PO Box 113, Paihia 0247, New Zealand