The forthcoming Exhibition Reconstructing Victorian Newcastle will be launched at the Newcastle Museum and run from the 6 November 2012 – 9 December 2012.
It features the work of Dr Tessa Morrison and her team of App developers working on the Snowball glass negatives. Dr Morrison is a senior lecturer and Research Fellow in Architectural History in the University’s School of Architecture and Built Environment. Mr Russell Rigby, from Geology and a member of the University’s Coal River Working Party assisted in the geo-referencing amd mapping of hundreds of the University’s Ralph Snowball images. See: http://www.flickr.com/photos/uon/collections/72157629857677544/
If you have a smartphone, iphone or ipad, download a free app from the app store called Layar. Nicholas Foulcher (the IT student and app developer working with Dr Morrison) sent through some brief instructions yesterday through twitter.
“Reconstructing Victorian Newcastle App is Live! Download Layar for Free and scan this image to try before November 6th! pic.twitter.com/0UZBYFJE”
Once the app is installed on your phone, use the app to scan the test image above to try out the program.
Gionni Di Gravio