The shipwreck of Franklin's 'Erebus' discovered in the icy waters of northern Canada is a major news story around the world.
Take a look at some of the fantastic ship plans, oil paintings, models, maps and artefacts we have in the collection relating to the ship and its voyage.
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Science in Sport, or the Pleasures of Astronomy. A New Game
An astronomical board game, folded into cardboard slip case, entitled 'Science in Sport, or the Pleasures of Astronomy; A New & Instructive Pastime. Revised & approved by Mrs. Bryan; Blackheath', 'Published, December 17th 1804, by the Proprietor, John Wallis, No. 16, Ludgate Street, London:____ of whom may be had Science…» View this object
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Transparencies Volunteer Project - 1 May 2015
The ‘Transparencies Project’ started after the Photographic Studio was sent boxes of transparencies, slides, prints and negatives during recent office moves of various departments in the Museum. The studio took on two internal volunteers to assist with the project. The project involves identifying master transparencies/negatives for acquiring into our photographic...
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April’s item of the month- stories from the 1915 Crew List project - 1 May 2015
April's item of the month- stories from the 1915 Crew List project
User collectionsOur favourites
- Re·Think Migration
- Re·Think: Environment
- Christmas collections
- maxinthebox maritime
- Franklin's ships 'Erebus' and 'Terror'
- Captain Cook's First Voyage
- Death of Captain Cook
- Captain Cook's Second Voyage
- Captain Cook's Third Voyage
- Cute animals
- The Bombardment of Algiers, 1816
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