Franklin's 'Erebus'


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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…

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    Guest blog by one of our research interns, Caroline Marris, a doctoral student at Columbia University in New York. When exactly did the English Channel start to be called the English Channel? It’s a question with a more complicated answer than you might think. In the early modern period, English,...


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