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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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  • A look at ‘Unseen: The lives of looking’ by Dryden Goodwin - 21 May 2015

    Nicolas has been doing work experience with our Education team. In this post he discusses Dryden Goodwin’s feature length film on display in our Unseen: Lives of Looking exhibition. As its predecessors such as Patricio Guzman (The battle of Chile) and Gary Tarn (Black Sun), Unseen is not only an experimental...


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  • Patronage in the Royal Navy: John Markham, a well-connected officer. - 12 May 2015

    Here is the next in our occasional series of guest bloggers… Catherine Beck is a doctoral student looking at the recently acquired papers of Admiral John Markham. This is the first of three of Catherine’s posts, so plenty more to come! Officers in the Georgian Navy relied upon the patronage...

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