We produce lavishly illustrated catalogues for Museum exhibitions such as The Jacobites; Scotland's Early Silver; Rip it up: The story of Scottish pop; Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers and Wild and Majestic: Romantic Visions of Scotland (the book of the summer exhibition in 2019). Our very varied list includes: The Lewis Chessmen Unmasked; Early Medieval Scotland; Commando Country; Scottish Photography: The First Thirty Years; Sir Walter Scott: A Life in Story and Jock's Jocks: Voices of Scottish Soldiers from the First World War, a co-publication with the European Ethnological Research Centre.
Unearthed by a metal detectorist in 2014, 'the Galloway Hoard' is the richest collection of Viking-age objects ever found in Britain or Ireland. This book places the hoard in a wider historical context and showcases the conservation and research currently being undertaken on it.
A unique and illuminating collection of witness testimony to the horror, and humour, of the Great War, by veterans mainly from the north-east of Scotland. A co-publication with the European Ethnological Research Centre.
The intricately designed hoard of Lewis Chessmen is one of the most significant archaeological discoveries ever made in Scotland. This account includes images of all 93 pieces and reports on new scientific research on how, where and when they were made.
As well as showcasing beautiful objects from the collections of National Museums Scotland, this book, building on the Glenmorangie Research Project, gives fresh insights into the emergence of the early medieval kingdoms of Scotland.
A story of Scotland's richest silver mine, near Alva, Clackmannanshire. This is a true story of fortunes made and lost, and the cast of characters include Jacobites and Hanoverians, lords and ladies, a disloyal servant, a loyal wife, and Sir Isaac Newton.
A pioneering partnership between National Museums Scotland and The Glenmorangie Comany has supported a major programme of research into the archaeology of Scotland during the Early Medieval Period. Out of that has come this milestone book in Scottish archaeological publishing.
Showcases samplers which will be exhibited at the National Museum of Scotland 26 October 2018 to 21 April 2019. Dating from the early 18th to the late 19th century, these embroidered pictures hold a wealth of information and are a record of two centuries of Scottish social history.
Walter Scott's novels and poems reveal his view of history and the influences that made him, especially the stories of his native Borders and the exploits of his ancestors. Eileen Dunlop looks afresh at Scott the writer, and Scott the man.
As well as illustrations, this new edition includes photographs of Mary Queen of Scots-related objects from the collections of National Museums Scotland. It also has a photocopiable 8-page activity section with games, puzzles and drawings for colouring in - suitable for home or classroom use.
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