Featured Acquisitions


Tactile Treasure

Shortlist No. 10 Herewith a handful more items from the Christopher Smith collection. Half of the 35 listed items are fun, ephemeral paper construction, paper dolls and pop-up, but there are some lovely illustrated works (Errol Le Cain’s Cupid and Psyche is a highlight), as well as art, fashion and costume design. Japanese designer Emi […]


Shortlist No.9

We are pleased to present for your browsing pleasure our Shortlist No.9. Themed ‘Alice’, this shortlist is comprised of some of the Alice in Wonderland material we recently acquired as part of Christopher Smith’s collection. For those who don’t know the name, Christopher Smith (1953 – 2016) was a NIDA trained theatre designer who worked […]