As day two gets underway we thought we’d post this picture of Birmingham Central Library, destroyed by fire with the loss of 50,000 books in 1889. Knowledge-loss matters, as it’s permanent.

There have been lots of massive Detectivals. Of one in 2018 we wrote; “more than 40 organisations will be at Detectival and all but one will be hoping to profit from the destruction. The other one (PAS) is lending stolen valour to the event“. We only got one comment about it from an attendee: “Suck it up, buttercup”.

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More Heritage Journal views on artefact collecting
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