Have you seen this man?

By beatrice behlen on 11 Oct 2010

While improving the storage situation in some of the drawers in our Strong Room, Catherine, one of our Applied Arts conservators, found a number of rather lovely rosettes. She asked me to have a look at the objects as they all have NN numbers (is this a tautology, I wonder?). NN means ‘No Number’ and signifies that the original object identifier has been lost. Of course this kind of thing would not happen nowadays and mainly affects objects that came to the museum a long, long time ago. It is often possible to find the original number (I won’t go […]