Videos: Research and Discovery

Watch Interviews with the research team about the process of learning about the boxwoods, and view 3D animations of high resolution CT scans of the objects.


Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures Introduction

Curator Sasha Suda and Conservator Lisa Ellis discuss the origins of this exhibition.


Carving a prayer bead with Mark Paddison

As part of our Small Wonders exhibition, we asked woodworker and professor Mark Paddison to carve a replica of a miniature gothic prayer bead. He tells us about the challenges of working on such a small scale.


MicroCT Scanning our Gothic Boxwood Miniatures

Lisa Ellis, Conservator, Sculpture and Decorative Arts, and Andrew Nelson, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Western University, discuss their scientific studies of the prayer beads in Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures.


3D Animation: Last Judgement Prayer Bead


3D Animation: St. Jerome Boxwood Prayer Bead


3D Animation: Boxwood Altarpiece


The online catalogue raisonné and digital photography made possible through the generous support of Thomson Works of Art