Thanks to Peter Saunders, who writes…
“The mystery photograph (Blog entry 3 Sept) shows part of a temporary photographic exhibition, “The Goings of the Salisbury Giant”, held in the entrance hall of the old museum in St Ann Street in September to December 1979. It was mounted by Vernon Morgan and David Cousins of the Salisbury College of Art for the Salisbury Festivities, now the Salisbury International Arts Festival. I cannot recall who it is standing next to the Giant cut-out (possibly Vernon Morgan) but in the background is Tiffany Hunt, the then deputy curator, admiring the work. If my memory serves me, the festival granted us £100 towards the cost (then considered a very useful sum). Forty years on David Cousins provides photographic support with publishing archaeological reports.”
Peter Saunders was Director of the Museum for over thirty years and retired in 2007. During this time he masterminded the move of the Museum from St Ann’s Street to the King’s House. In recent years he oversaw the establishment of the Stonehenge Gallery and the transformation of the temporary exhibition gallery. He is now a volunteer at the Museum.