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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  • Catching A Packet; the career of HMS Ben-My-Chree - 24 Apr 2015

    Andrew Choong Han Lin is our Curator of Historic Photographs & Ship Plans. Ahead of his talk for our Maritime Lecture Series, he looks at the development of naval aircraft in the First World War.  On 23 March 1908 the new Isle of Man packet steamer Ben-My-Chree (meaning Girl of My Heart) was launched...

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