Presenting academic research in an exhibition: the case of the Portsmouth Block Mills

Maria Katariina Mauranen
This dissertation is based on a poster exhibition of the Portsmouth Block Mills, a steampowered workshop at Portsmouth Naval Dockyard, designed to produce the wooden pulley blocks used to manage a sailing ship’s rigging. The exhibition is presented as a kind of experiment, intended to discover whether academic history can be communicated to a wide audience in a museum environment. In designing the exhibition I drew upon a range of academic literature. The key aim...
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