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Andrea Tanner – Fortnum & Mason

20/06/2020

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First founded in London's Piccadilly in 1707, and having traded from the same site for over three hundred years, Fortnum & Mason remain an essential destination for anyone in search of extraordinary food, exceptional service and joy-giving things ever since.

In this podcast, Andrea Tanner speaks with Faith Williams about her multi-faceted role as Company Archivist at Fortnum & Mason and the role of new technology in overcoming the challenges surrounding rebuilding a war-damaged archive.

Andrea highlights the importance of being inspired and informed by history whilst not being bound by it and provides an engrossing account of Fortnum & Mason's history, the unusual nature of the collection, the camraderie between archivists, the historic role of women in retail and business and tells us about some of her favourite pieces from the archive.

Links

Main Site: www.fortnumandmason.com

Andrea Tanner – Fortnum & Mason

First founded in London's Piccadilly in 1707, and having traded from the same site for over three hundred years, Fortnum & Mason remain an essential destination for anyone in search of extraordinary food, exceptional service and joy-giving things ever since.

In this podcast, Andrea Tanner speaks with Faith Williams about her multi-faceted role as Company Archivist at Fortnum & Mason and the role of new technology in overcoming the challenges surrounding rebuilding a war-damaged archive.

Andrea highlights the importance of being inspired and informed by history whilst not being bound by it and provides an engrossing account of Fortnum & Mason's history, the unusual nature of the collection, the camraderie between archivists, the historic role of women in retail and business and tells us about some of her favourite pieces from the archive.

Links

Main Site: www.fortnumandmason.com

To be notified as new recordings are released, please subscribe using the button below.