On Monday, March 22, 2021, 7:00 PM on ZOOM Antiques Roadshow expert Marc Allum will give a talk hosted by Nottinghamshire Local History Association on the history of collecting
Register via Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-anatomy-of-collecting-w-marc-allum-antiques-roadshow-tickets-138627401289
An intriguing look at the origins and psychology of collecting, the evolution of the ‘cabinet of curiosities’ and how some of the greatest collectors in history led to the formation of our most pre-eminent museums.
Marc Allum is a freelance art and antiques journalist, writer and broadcaster based in Wiltshire.
He has been a miscellaneous specialist on the BBC Antiques Roadshow since 1998 and has appeared on numerous television and radio programmes. Marc regularly writes for mainstream magazines and is an author, antiques consultant and lecturer. Marc has his own unique style with interests ranging from pre-history to modern design and is a self-confessed collectaholic. He has a passion and reputation for divining the unusual; ‘a desire to connect with history through the interpretation and pursuit of objects and their origins’.