A modern scale model of the palace of Knossos made of oak wood. It was signed ZAX. Σ. ΚANAKHΣ 1967. That probably means that it was constructed by the now late chief technician of the museum, Zacharias Kanakis, and delivered for display in 1967. Zacharias Kanakis was also a collaborator at the conservation and restoration works at the site of Tylisos in the 40s.
Behind It All: A technician works on life-like models for use in science and health lectures at the Cologne Health Museum in Germany. Photographer: Ralph Crane for LIFE Magazine, February 1955. (image via Google LIFE archives)
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The Brighton Toy and Model Museum below the railway station is like a child’s dream come true, with over 10,000 toys in the museum collection. The working toys make this seem more like a fantastical toy shop from the 1960s, than an old fashioned museum. I have a chat with Tiga, the museum manager, who, like her namesake Tigger from the Winnie the Pooh stories,…