5.1 Capturing commemorative events

This section explores the events commemorated in photographs.

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Begin by listing the occasions when we choose to use our cameras today. It might help to think back over the times when you have used your
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1 Case studies

The first case study in this course, ‘Battlefields as heritage sites’ by Mary-Catherine Garden, involves public memories of two significant historical events, the battles of Bannockburn and Culloden. They have helped to forge national consciousness in Scotland but have little visible archaeological evidence to inform the viewer. Intangible heritage, linked to a physical site, presents problems of its own.

The second study examines the old and new towns of Edinburgh, its designation
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