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Philippa Vaughan

Philippa Vaughan is an art historian with extensive experience of conservation and heritage issues, particularly in the Indian subcontinent. Following postgraduate studies and some academic teaching she joined Christie’s King Street to establish the department of Indian and Islamic Manuscripts and Miniatures.

After more than a decade in the international art market she became a Founder Trustee, and later Director of Projects, of The Calcutta Tercentenary Trust focused on conservation, restoration and education in heritage issues in Calcutta and West Bengal. She acted also as Consultant archaeologist and art historian to the British Council and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture on World Heritage Monuments in South Asia and curated on behalf of the British Council an exhibition for the Golden Jubilee of Pakistan which was opened in Islamabad by HM The Queen. She was Director of the Royal Asiatic Society 1995-98 and a Vice-President 1998-2001.  More recently she has travelled in Africa, particularly in South Africa where, thanks to friends and family connections, her experience of issues in developing economies can be put to good use.

Philippa Vaughan

Philippa Vaughan is an art historian with extensive experience of conservation and heritage issues, particularly in the Indian subcontinent. Following postgraduate studies and some academic teaching she joined Christie’s King Street to establish the department of Indian and Islamic Manuscripts and Miniatures.

After more than a decade in the international art market she became a Founder Trustee, and later Director of Projects, of The Calcutta Tercentenary Trust focused on conservation, restoration and education in heritage issues in Calcutta and West Bengal. She acted also as Consultant archaeologist and art historian to the British Council and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture on World Heritage Monuments in South Asia and curated on behalf of the British Council an exhibition for the Golden Jubilee of Pakistan which was opened in Islamabad by HM The Queen. She was Director of the Royal Asiatic Society 1995-98 and a Vice-President 1998-2001.  More recently she has travelled in Africa, particularly in South Africa where, thanks to friends and family connections, her experience of issues in developing economies can be put to good use.

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