Collections

Mary Rose – Digitisation Blog – October 2017 October has been a major month in the Digitisation project in terms of milestones that we have now reached.  Firstly, the Collections Volunteers have completed the digitisation of the 35mm slides currently held in the archive!  This is a huge achievement in itself, but on top of… Read more »

July has been a very busy month on the Mary Rose Digitisation Project. At the end of the month, we reached the major milestone of 7,500 digitised images. This marks the half way point towards our Phase 1 target of 15,000 digitised images. A huge congratulations to the Collections Volunteers for their enthusiasm and support… Read more »

It wasn’t just the Mary Rose Trust who were diving on the Mary Rose wrecksite…   During the excavation on the Mary Rose, two cuttlefish appeared to live on the wreck site and were adopted by the divers as pets. One was affectionately called Cuthbert, as can be seen in this article from the Portsmouth News,… Read more »

By the end of June, the Mary Rose Trust Collections Volunteers had digitised 5,651 of the 35mm slides held in the archive. Looking back it’s incredible at just how much progress has been made since the team started on this digitisation project in February. We are over 1/3 of the way towards the target of… Read more »

The Collections Volunteers have been making amazing progress. About a week after we announced we had digitised 1,000 slides, our volunteers reached the next landmark of 1,500 and Last week they reached the 2,000 mark!  Now that the progress thermometer’s picture of what’s under The Solent is starting to take shape, you should be able… Read more »

Over the last few months, the Collections Team have been preparing for a very daunting, but incredibly exciting project: The digitisation of the huge Mary Rose archive! Thanks to support from Arts Council England’s Designated Development Fund, we have been able to kick off Phase 1 of the project, starting with digitising our photographic material…. Read more »