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Adams [née Bishop], Barbara Georgina

H. S. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 974 words.

Adams [née Bishop], Barbara Georgina (1945–2002), archaeologist and museum curator, was born on 19 February 1945 at Hammersmith Hospital, London, the only child of Charles Bishop, labourer,...

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Aztec Art after the Conquest and in Museums Abroad

Ray Hernández Durán.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Aztecs

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region; History of Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 6175 words.

Following the Spanish Conquest, responses to Aztec art were varied. While architecture and many sacred sculptures were demolished and their material remains recycled into new construction,...

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Burtt, Joseph

Edmund Venables.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 468 words.

Burtt, Joseph (1818–1876), archivist and archaeologist, was born in the parish of St Pancras, London, on 7 November 1818. He was educated by his father, a private tutor, who was a Greek...

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Fagg, Bernard Evelyn Buller

Thurstan Shaw.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1007 words.

Fagg, Bernard Evelyn Buller (1915–1987), archaeologist and museum curator, was born on 8 December 1915 in Upper Norwood, London, the son of William Percy Fagg, antiquarian bookseller, and...

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Fox, Sir Cyril Fred

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1472 words.

Fox, Sir Cyril Fred (1882–1967), archaeologist and museum director, was born at Chippenham, Wiltshire, on 16 December 1882, the first son of Charles Frederick Fox FSA, a bank official, and...

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Gordon, George Byron

Elin Danien.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1107 words.

Gordon, George Byron (04 August 1870–30 January 1927), archaeologist and museum director, was born in New Perth, Prince Edward Island, Canada, one of six children of James Gordon and Jane...

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Lamb, Winifred

David Gill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1468 words.

Lamb, Winifred (1894–1963), archaeologist and museum curator, was born on 3 November 1894 at Holly Lodge, Campden Hill, London, the only child of Edmund George Lamb (1863–1925), landowner,...

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Light and its Interaction with Antiquities and Works of Art

Eleni Kotoula.

in The Oxford Handbook of Light in Archaeology

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Contemporary and Public Archaeology; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 7718 words.

This chapter addresses issues related to light–object interaction along with its resulting phenomena, taking into consideration materiality issues. It presents light and its role in...

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Moorey, (Peter) Roger Stuart

Stephanie Dalley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1326 words.

Moorey, (Peter) Roger Stuart (1937–2004), archaeologist and museum curator, was born on 30 May 1937 at 64 Hazelwood Road, Bush Hill Park, Middlesex, the elder child of Stuart (Sam) Moorey...

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Museums and the Conservation of Mexica Cultural Heritage

María de Lourdes Gallardo Parrodi.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Aztecs

January 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 2985 words.

This chapter outlines the development and contributions of archaeological conservation done at the Templo Mayor Project since 1978. The advancements made in this field have been possible...

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