Digital

A selection of reports on the digital projects we have supported and funded in the field of Islamic Art, Heritage and Culture since we were founded in 1987

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International Training Programme 2014

International Training Programme 2014: Interim report   In 2014 the British Museum, in collaboration with seven UK partner museums, hosted 21 museum and heritage professionals from 12 countries on the ninth International Training Programme (ITP). The programme was tailored around group sessions which covered a whole range of museum activities [...]

CRESWELL’s CAIRO PHOTOGRAPHS AT THE V&A

A publication composed in March 2017 to accompany the Creswell Photographic Archive at the Victoria and Albert Museum in Kensington, London. Grantee: Omniya Abdel Barr, researcher at the V&A Museum About the publication: It provides a catalogue, digitisation and extensive data cross referencing. The publication seeks to allow this important [...]

Corrosion phenomena on Islamic glass

The Barakat Trust funded Hams Mohamed's conservation project. He sought to study the corrosion phenomena on the Islamic glass collections at the Petrie Museum based at University College London, and also study the roles of pollutants, relative humidity and temperature effects on the glass collections in Egyptian museums. The project [...]