Elgin Marbles, Duveen Gallery, The British Museum, London

Light Perceptions

Built: C19 & C20
Listed: Grade 1
Project Type: Gallery Relighting Project
Project cost: circa £80,000 ex VAT and fees
Completed: 1994
1994 Lighting Industry Awards: Commendation
Case Study No: 1001

The Elgin Marbles, formally described as the treasures of the Parthenon. This installation completed in 1994 used metal halide light sources in specially designed searchlight luminaires. It was commended by the Lighting Industry Federation for its energy efficiency and aesthetic performance.

Posted On: April 30, 2014