Pavilion Review 1998

Index to articles published in the Pavilion Review in 1998.

April 1998

Pavilion Review April 1998
Pavilion Review April 1998

Major Lottery Awards to Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

Discusses development due to recent awards within the Royal Pavilion and Preston Manor estates and seums, focusing on the redevelopment of Brighton Museum.

Colonialism, Commerce and Cloth: A Brief History of the Alldridge Collection

Providing a brief history of the life of Thomas Joshua Alldridge (1847-1916) in relation to the collection now at Brighton Museum. The article focuses on the role of textiles, specifically ‘country cloths’.

Brighton Marks India’s 50th Anniversary of Independence

Outlining the exhibition at Brighton Museum, entitled India in Brighton, and the workshop activities which aimed to look at Brighton’s historical links with India as well as to celebrate the development of the Indian community in Brighton today.

Raising the Roof

Covers the recently held Heritage Open Weekend at the Regency Town House at Brunswick Square , focusing on the presentation which took building construction regarding the tent roofs as its theme.

Introducing Mr Bloomfield

Discusses the collection of prints and books donated to Brighton Museum and library by Leonard Lionel Bloomfield, after his death in 1916, emphasizing their interest and rarity. The article focuses in on the various places of storage used for the book collection since their donation to Brighton Museum and Library, including their present position.

From Hove to Hollywood – and Back Again

Discusses the recently acquisition at Hove Museum, The Barnes Collection of the Hove Pioneers, a collection which has significance to the understanding of the development of film during the Victorian era.

The Heyer Bequest

Acknowledges the bequest from Paul Heyer, a former President of the New York School of Interior Design. The collection includes pieces of American art, from the 1970s and 1980s, which the author places into a wider context of art history.

Take Tea at the Palace

Recounts the recent Take Tea at the Palace weekend, at the Royal Pavilion to mark the beginning of the annual Brighton and Hove residents’ discounted admission fee. The history of tea was explored and presented in a number of different mediums for visitors.

West Blatchington Windmill, Hove

Recounts the history of West Blatchington Windmill, focusing on its history since it was purchased and its recent development as a museum site.

God Speed the Plough: Agriculture & Rural Custom 

Focusing on a display at the Willett Gallery, Brighton Museum, of ceramics concerned with the theme of agriculture. The article follows through developments in agriculture using the pottery artefacts as a focus.

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