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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A Glimpse of Mars Through Fractured Illusion: The Materiality of the Stereo Image - 7 Jul 2015
Today’s guest blog is by Luci Eldridge from the Royal College of Art. She’ll be talking at our ‘Ways of Seeing‘ conference, looking at perceptions of the planet Mars gained through stereo-imaging. Drawing connections between art historical examples and contemporary representational practices in science, my paper for Ways of Seeing will...
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July’s Item of the Month: The WW1 journal and photographs of Commander Geoffrey Middleton Randall Rayne - 1 Jul 2015
The WW1 journal and photographs of Commander Geoffrey Middleton Randall Rayne
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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