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Museum director

Mark Ellis Powell Jones, museum director. Fellow: Royal Society Edinburgh.

Background

Jones, Mark Ellis Powell was born on February 5, 1951 in Bogota, Colombia. Son of John Ernest Powell-Jones and Ann Elizabeth (Murray) Paludan.

Education

Bachelor, Oxford University, 1972. Master of Arts, Courtauld Institute, London, 1974. Doctor of Letters (honorary), University London.

Career

Assistant keeper British Museum, United Kingdom, 1974-1990, keeper of coins and medals United Kingdom, 1990-1992. Director National Museum of Scotland, 1992—2001, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, since 2001. Founder, board directors Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network.

Honorary professor University Edinburgh. Council member Royal College Art, since 2001. Trustee National Trust, since 2005.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Art of the Medal, 1979, Catalogue of French Medals, 1982, 88. Editor: Fake, 1990, Why Fakes Matter, 1992, Designs on Posterity, 1994.

Membership

Fellow: Royal Society Edinburgh.

Connections

Married Ann Camilla Toulmin, September 25, 1983. Children: Sarah, Luke, Agnes, William.

father:
John Ernest Powell-Jones Paludan

mother:
Ann Elizabeth (Murray) Paludan

spouse:
Ann Camilla Toulmin

children:
Sarah Jones

Luke Jones

Agnes Jones

William Jones