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Listed below are a set of web sites specially prepared for RLS. All of the images are part of the main resource base but the web sites provide specialist information and resources.
This project looks at 100 years of the Aberdeenshire village of Collieston, using photographs, movie clips and oral testimony.
The project has produced a CD-ROM for secondary schools on the Films of Scotland Committee and the documentaries it produced. It will be based on the digitised media captured for SCRAN project 186
This project provides information on 'Red Clydeside' and the Scottish Labour movement of the early 20th century, including digitised source materials drawn from several collections.
A selection of playbills relating to Edinburgh's Theatre Royal, from the collection of the National Library of Scotland. These were used to advertise performances and events at the theatre, including plays based on novels by Walter Scott, musicals, lectures and comic sketches.
A look at all aspects of the history of the monument from the life of Sir Walter Scott, the architect George Meikle Kemp and the design and build of the structure, through to contemporary images from the City Art Centre Fine Art Collection. Recent images from the photogrammetric study of the exterior during the 1998-1999 restoration and panoramic views of Edinburgh from the top, 200ft above the city, are also included.
This project uses photography and 3-D computer modelling to look at a selection of buildings by the 18th century architect Robert Adam, including some unexecuted designs. Including computer modelling to explore and re-create Robert Adam's Dalquharran Castle in Ayrshire. The building is now a ruin, but is considered to be one of the Also, explore a re-creation of Robert Adam's original vision for Airthrey Castle near Stirling. It was not built as Adam had intended, and was extensively re-modelled in 1889, and is now part of Stirling University. Also, computer models to explore are-creation of Alexander Greek Thomson's lost masterpiece: Queen's Park United Presbyterian Church in Glasgow, which was destroyed by a German bomb during World War II.
A selection of 50 records from the Scottish Poetry Library's collection includes poems by Sorley MacLean, Edwin Morgan, Valerie Gillies and Hugh MacDiarmid.
A set of Scottish historical weaponry created in 3D with the capacity to move and manipulate each object with background details and support.
The 12th century St Magnus Cathedral at Kirkwall, Orkney, is an outstanding Romanesque building with Norse origins. This project examines the major changes in the building down the centuries, its current use and the works of art which it contains.
A look at the international exhibitions held in Glasgow and Edinburgh between 1888 and 1938. These exhibitions were showcases of national culture, art, design, architecture and industry, each uniquely capturing their period.
This CD-ROM will explore how the Scottish people have shaped the landscape in which they live. Developed to compliment the revised 5-14 curriculum, the CD will use imagery, audio, artefacts and 3-D graphics to facilitate the study.
Between 1847 and 1895, the Ordnance Survey mapped some 56 Scottish towns at the most detailed scales in their entire history. The resulting maps, at scales of 1:1,056 and 1:500, are not only a comprehensive snapshot of urban Scotland, but also a rich information resource on the history and geography of all the larger populated places in Scotland.
A virtual reconstuction of an important lost historic building and its contents, which have since been dispersed to numerous new owners. The project shows what life was like in the Palace at various times throughout its history.
This project gathers material from the Royal Scottish Geographical Society to mark the centenary of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition of 1902-04, led by William Spiers Bruce aboard the research vessel "Scotia".
The period spent by Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon at Craiglockhart Hospital, where they were visited by Robert Graves, has been viewed as crucial in the poetry now seen as characteristic of the First World War. This project shows 122 images related to Owen and Sassoon and their links to Craiglockhart.
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