The Profiles of the Past initiative is focused on British portrait silhouette history, a story that developed over the last 250 years and which is still an intriguing part of life today.
The project is being developed by The Brunswick Town Charitable Trust via its Regency Town House Heritage Centre and members of the Silhouette Collectors Club. We are grateful to the Trustees of the Heritage Lottery Fund, for financial assistance.
As it develops, this website will offer a definitive virtual silhouette collection, materials about artists, production techniques, dating and appraising works, and various learning resources. It will also enable the public to upload their historic silhouettes, expanding the online collection and revealing hidden national treasures. Between 1 August and 14 September 2014, we are staging an exhibitions about silhouettes, at The Regency Town House.
Our project provides volunteering opportunities in research, exhibition design, project management, web design and more. To get involved contact Nick Tyson: +44 (0) 1273 206306 / firstname.lastname@example.org