The National Archives is well known as the guardian of the nation’s historical documents, with 1,000 years of records under its roof. Less well-known is that it holds one of the most important resources for the study of design history, …
Julie Halls has worked at The National Archives for almost five years and is the records specialist for Board of Trade records, working in the Advice and Records Knowledge Department. She has a particular interest in the registered designs and is studying for a PhD on nineteenth century registered designs at Birkbeck College, University of London.
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