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Dr. Anthony Lewis

Curator of Scottish History

Anthony Lewis has been Curator of Scottish History, based at St Mungos Museum of Religious Life and Art, since 2006; however he has worked for Glasgow Museums since the 1990’s as both a Venue and Learning Assistant. He is currently responsible for collections covering Scottish Government and Nobility, Scottish Banking, Jacobite and Hanoverian conflicts, Scottish military medals, Scottish trade and transport tokens and Scottish rural life as well as working closely with the Provands Lordship.

Anthony received his PhD on ‘The Builders of Edinburgh's New Town 1767 – 1795’ (Edinburgh University, 2006) following studies in Art History, Cultural Resource Management and Museum Studies. His research interests include Scottish history, archaeology, and architecture as well as museum provision and professions. He has delivered many lectures and University courses concerning these fields and had numerous articles published, his most recent dealing with Scottish labour history.

Anthony currently serves on a committee interpreting Scottish heritage for the National Trust for Scotland.

Contact Dr. Anthony Lewis: [email protected]