Emily Worth

Career summary

Graduated from the University of York Archaeology department in 2010; worked for the National Trust at Ham House for 2011; working at the National Portrait Gallery as a VSA and archive volunteer since February 2011; carrying on private research relating to dissertation work on interior funerary commemoration in churches, linked to Lincolnshire.

Areas of interest / research

Funerary monuments, specifically in Lincolnshire.

Use of art/sculpture in funerary monuments

Varying forms of art relating to death – death bed portraits, photographs and funeral momentos.