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Michael Nix

Independent Textile and Maritime Historian
Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Michael Nix obtained his PhD in maritime history at the Department of English Local History, Leicester University in 1991. He worked as the Research Manager for Transport and Technology in Major Projects and Research, Glasgow Museums, and has published books, papers and articles on English and Scottish local and maritime history. His particular interests include the interpretation of museum collections and the relationship between manufacturing and trade. He now lives in a village just outside Norwich and is currently researching Norwich’s textiles industry and trade between 1750 and 1840 and co-authoring a catalogue on Glasgow Museums’ internationally important design and exhibition ship model collection.