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Tessa Murdoch

Dr Tessa Murdoch FSA worked at the Museum of London 1981-1990 and at the V&A 1990-2021. Recent publications are Europe Divided: Huguenot Refugee Art and Culture (V&A, 2021) and, as consultant, Great Irish Households: Inventories from the long eighteenth century (John Adamson, 2022). For Bloomsbury, she is co-editing with Dr Heike Zech A Cultural History of Craft in the Age of Enlightenment for publication in 2024.

Tessa advises the National Trust and the National Heritage Memorial Fund, is a Board Member of the Idlewild Trust, and Acting Chair of Trustees of the Huguenot Museum. She is now Deputy Chair of the Arts Council England Acceptance in Lieu Panel.

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