One of Siborne’s preparatory drawings

A Small Battle

It’s interesting to wonder just how you arrive at your career. Could it be in the genes? I have always known the story my ancestor William Siborne who, in the 1830s set to work on a massive model of the Battle of Waterloo. This rather eccentric…
Royal Collection Trust

Modelling the past at Windsor Castle

Historian Dr Steven Brindle and I are giving a talk at Windsor Castle on 25th June at St George’s Chapel.
Ben Taggart Modelmaking & Design

Britain’s Tudor Treasure: A Night at Hampton Court

In a programme for BBC2 Lucy Worsley and David Starkey celebrated the 500th anniversary of Hampton Court Palace and the christening of Henry VIII’s long awaited son, Prince Edward.