27 February 2018
Inside a box, inside a cupboard, inside the Georgian House, Project Reveal uncovers a rare musical treasure.
Hanging on the wall of the Red Drawing Room at Brodie Castle, just beside the spiral staircase, is a spectacular example of a Louis XV wall-mounted cartel clock.
Read all about the progress of the Project Reveal teams, who have been busy cataloguing and photographing Trust collections for the past six months.
13 February 2018
Learn how woman found ways to discreetly communicate in the Victorian era in this Project Reveal blog post from the South West team during their work at Culzean Castle.
18 January 2018
The photographer for the Project Reveal South West team introduces us to some of the more well known spirits who are said to inhabit Culzean Castle.
5 January 2018
The Trust’s collections are very diverse, so we need to use various marking and labeling techniques for identifying collection items.
Project Reveal Team East uncovers the work that goes into creating a splash of color in Culross Palace.
4 January 2018
Project Reveal Team North East find a set of chairs at Mar Lodge with a royal connection and a divided history.
20 December 2017
25 team members, 25 favourite objects from the project: this is the Project Reveal Advent, Part 2.
25 team members, 25 favorite objects from the project: this is the Project Reveal Advent, Part 1.
15 December 2017
A Father Christmas army and fancy dress crackers – Project Reveal Team East reveals the spirit of Christmas at Newhailes.
An intriguing key with a fairy tale-like inscription – ‘mahogany box, golden telescope’ – was recently discovered at Brodie Castle. What will it open?
28 November 2017
The Project Reveal West Team are intrigued by a rare hanging lum in the kitchen of Moirlanich Longhouse.
14 November 2017
The North East team have been busy inventorying the North Wing of Pitmedden House, and have come across a longcase clock with strong links to the region.
The Project Reveal West Team discovers the beauty of cleaning 1930s style, with an Art Deco style Hoover vacuum at The Hill House.
Project Reveal Team East explore the work of well-respected Scottish ornithologist, author and artist Donald Watson and find clues of a missing artwork.
1 November 2017
Project Reveal Team East discover the beautiful painted ceilings of Culross Palace, and wonder what lies beneath them.
31 October 2017
Down in the depths of Newhailes, Project Reveal Team East unearthed a treasure trove of prints in an unassuming plastic box.
The Project Reveal South West Team get a closer look at an aircraft propeller that left a mark on modern history.
Hidden away in a cupboard at The Hill House, the Project Reveal team discovered beautiful finger bowl mats created by Walter Blackie’s daughter, Alison.
30 October 2017
From the nickname ‘mother’s ruin’ to William Hogarth’s famous 18th-century print Gin Lane, the classic British tipple of gin hasn’t always enjoyed the reputation that it has today.
A set of small glass bowls have long been on display in the State Dining Room at Culzean Castle, but most visitors probably don’t know what they were used for.
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