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Dealing with the Devil

Project Reveal head to the House of the Binns to catalogue the table where ‘Bluidy Tam’ is said to have played the Devil at cards.

Chinese New Year: the Year of the Dog

To welcome in the Year of the Dog, Project Reveal brings a beautiful Chinese wedding procession to life.

Treasure of Fyvie Castle goes Dutch at High Society exhibition

Plans to reunite the Gordon family in a first for the National Trust for Scotland

Flags flying again

Two Scots Guards flags, bearing colours earned in battle, have returned to Falkland Palace after months of painstaking conservation.

Tapestries travel to Belgium for special treatment

The Trust is working in collaboration with Hopetoun House Preservation Trust to send tapestries to Belgium, where a state-of-the-art cleaning system for historic tapestries, patented by the Royal Manufacturers De Wit, will remove a century of dirt.

A day in the life of Project Reveal

From boxes of bricks to drawing rooms full of Old Masters, here is a day in the life of the two North inventory teams

Part V: 50 interesting objects

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Part IV: 50 interesting objects

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Part III: 50 interesting objects

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Part II: 50 interesting objects

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Part I: 50 interesting objects

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She was aye workin’

Team West are discovering the personal archive of Miss Agnes Toward at the Tenement House in Glasgow.

Let’s play a game …

Inside a box, inside a cupboard, inside the Georgian House, Project Reveal uncovers a rare musical treasure.

The return of Brodie’s rock star

One of Brodie’s most popular paintings takes pride of place in the revamped Picture Gallery.

Six months of progress – cataloguing the Trust collections

Read all about the progress of the Project Reveal teams, who have been busy cataloguing and photographing Trust collections for the past six months.

Let the fan do the talking – Victorian flirting tips

Victorian women carried fans at balls and dances, both to flirt and communicate with others.

Passing time with Brodie Castle’s musical clock

This is a spectacular example of a Louis XV wall-mounted cartel clock.

The Weaver’s Cottage doll

A doll found in the collection at Weaver’s Cottage offers a fascinating insight into life in the weaving village of Kilbarchan.

Christmas Revealed, part 2

The Project Reveal teams pick their favourite discoveries from the past 5 months.

Christmas Revealed, part 1

The Project Reveal teams pick their favourite discoveries from the past 5 months

Cataloguing Christmas cheer

A Father Christmas army and fancy dress crackers – revealing the spirit of Christmas at Newhailes.

An extraordinary house

The Hill House in Helensburgh is Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s domestic masterpiece.

Princess Louise’s Highland seat(s)

Project Reveal Team North East find a set of chairs at Mar Lodge with a royal connection and a divided history.

The work of Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh

The Hill House contains pieces by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh. These beautiful examples of her work play an important part in complementing her husband's whole concept.