Carly Collier

Carly Collier is a postdoctoral research associate at University College Dublin and a researcher on Typhoid, Cockles, and Terrorism: The Turbulent History of Anglo-Irish Typhoid Control. Her background is in the visual arts and material culture (PhD Art History, University of Warwick 2014); she was previously, first, Assistant Curator of Prints and Drawings (2016-2020) and then Assistant Curator of Photographs (2021-2022) at Royal Collection Trust where she curated the touring exhibition Victoria & Albert: Our Lives in Watercolour (2019-21) in commemoration of the bicentenary of the births of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. She has published widely on subjects including British taste and art collecting in the nineteenth century and the early use of photography as an art historical tool.