BookFor 7,000 years, seals have functioned as signs of authority. This publication deals specifically with aspects of status in the history of seals, exploring this theme across a diverse range of cultural contexts – from the 9th century through the Early Modern period and across the world, looking at Byzantine,...
Cherry, John ; Berenbeim, Jessica ; de Beer, Lloyd
BookThis occasional paper records the exhibition of the same name held at the British Museum from November 1995 to January 1996. The publication concentrates on the three best-known buildings of the palace: the Painted Chamber, St. Stephen's Chapel and the Great Hall.
Cherry, John ; Stratford, Neil
BookA transcription of a day-long seminar held at the British Museum in 1995 to discuss aspects of display at the museum. Invited guests examined specific displays and were joined by many of the staff and other curators. A stimulating discussion ensued which makes fascinating reading for all involved with heritage...
Cherry, John ; Walker, Susan
BookThere are few recent publications in English on medieval European seals. Those that exist are often approached from the archival perspective and focus on impressions rather than matrices. The papers in this volume present a fuller picture of seal use drawing from a wide variety of sources which combine matrix...
Adams, Noel ; Cherry, John ; Robinson, James