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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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  • Death in the Archives: Taxidermy in The Queen’s House - 27 Oct 2014

    Did you know that Taxidermy has links to The Queen’s House and the fine art collection on display within? It will also be a major part of our upcoming Death in the Archives event this Halloween.  The Queen’s House has many myths and legends that surround it, all who visit...


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  • Archives – ‘War and Memory’ - 27 Oct 2014

    The Museum has had an exhibition called `War and Memory’ by the artist Rozanne Hawksley in the Queens House for some time now – it ends on 14th November. Her work is both fascinating and thought provoking and is partly inspired by the work her grandmother did sewing sailor’s collars...

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