A Roman Britain

We were delighted to win the contract to supply showcases for the Roman Britain gallery following a competitive evaluation programme. The evaluation trials covered technical features, quality of construction, design support, security and environmental sealing performance.

We were delighted to win the contract to supply showcases for the Roman Britain gallery following a competitive evaluation programme. The evaluation trials covered technical features, quality of construction, design support, security and environmental sealing performance.

The British Museum's cases specification incorporated as standard most of the features normally regarded as options. These include lockable steel plinths; low-iron content glass; individually switched dimmable fluoresent and fibre optic lighting; multi-point locking for each door; linear bearings for door extensions; separate access for conditioning equipment; locking case lids with gas strut support and fully encapsulated dress and structural panels.

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Exhibition fact file

What's Inside

The British Museum's cases specification incorporated as standard most of the features normally regarded as options.

Museum

British Museum Roman Britain, London

Date

1996

Designer

British Museum Design Department

Unique Features

In addition to the standard specification units, two special cases were built to meet the special requirements of two exhibits: the Meonstoke Wall and Lindow Man.

Cases Used

Inca, Fluorescent and fibre optic lighting