Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference

On the 19-20 April 2017, members of the University’s Hunter Living Histories presented an overview of twenty years of work creating the 3D Virtual Newcastle Time Machine at the Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference in Brisbane. The Conference was convened by Dr Chris Landorf and Dr Kelly Greenop of the University of Queensland (UQ) … More Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference

Newcastle in 1825 (2017) by Charles Martin

On the 19-20 April 2017, members of the University’s Hunter Living Histories presented an overview of twenty years of work creating the 3D Virtual Newcastle Time Machine at the Digital Cultural Heritage: FUTURE VISIONS Conference in Brisbane. For more info on the conference proceedings click here. ‘Newcastle Time Machine – A multi-disciplinary approach to digital … More Newcastle in 1825 (2017) by Charles Martin

3D Virtual Hunter Project: The Scott’s Homestead on Ash Island

There has been an ongoing and growing interest in the life and work of the Scott Sisters of Ash Island. Harriet (1830-1907) and Helena (1832-1910) Scott were the talented daughters of Alexander Walker Scott (1800-1883) and his wife Harriet (c.1802/3 – 1866). I have assembled everything to date (i.e. September 2014) that I can find … More 3D Virtual Hunter Project: The Scott’s Homestead on Ash Island

3D Virtual Hunter Project – Newcastle in 1818 and 1830

Here are two of the latest fly throughs of Newcastle as it looked in 1818 and 1830 respectively. Both created by 3D artist Charles Martin in December 2013 and January 2014 as part of his work on the 3D Virtual Newcastle Time Machine. This work was made possible by the kind generosity of the Vera … More 3D Virtual Hunter Project – Newcastle in 1818 and 1830

3D Virtual Newcastle – What Charles and Vera Achieved in 34 days of 2013

At the first meeting of the Coal River Working Party for this year, held on the 3rd of February, 3D Virtual Newcastle creator Charles Martin gave University benefactor Vera Deacon, a presentation on the progress to date on the the 3D model of early Newcastle. Cultural Collections in the Auchmuty Library were able to provide … More 3D Virtual Newcastle – What Charles and Vera Achieved in 34 days of 2013

Next Stage of 3D Virtual 1820 Newcastle Set To Proceed

The next stage of the eagerly anticipated 3D Virtual Newcastle project is set to begin in August 2013. Thanks to the kind generous donors to the Vera Deacon Regional History Fund, the University is able to engage 3D Design & Illustration artist Charles Martin to add greater detail to his original models and flythroughs launched … More Next Stage of 3D Virtual 1820 Newcastle Set To Proceed