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Crowdsourced documentation


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Crowdsourced documentation

  1. 1. Crowd sourced treasures<br />A social media action to open up access to the City&apos;s Art Collection<br />Martin Grimes & David Edmundson-Bird<br />
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  3. 3. Proposition<br />Over 13,000 fine art works<br />Over 13,000 items of craft and design<br />Over 21,000 items of clothing and accessories<br />
  4. 4. The first object acquired for Manchester’s collection was bought in 1827<br />For over 180 years bequests and purchasing campaigns have added to the collection<br />Frank Newbould BEMB poster Vivienne Westwood Evening Dress, 1998 Ingo Maurer chandelier 2004<br />
  5. 5. Because of limited exhibition space and the perceived need to curate displays in meaningful groups – The Pre-Raphaelites or 18th Century: Portraiture, Landscape and the Grand Tour – the vast majority of the collection is in store. About 9% is on display.<br />