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28 July 2017 Medieval manuscripts
There is no need for fireworks this summer – the best illuminations are on the British Library website , in our Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts! And they will still be around to light up the winter months too. A new...
27 July 2017 Science
Eric Robinson, consultant to Sir Colin Wilson, our architect, and a former University College London lecturer and urban geologist produced a free BL booklet several years ago entitled “A Geology of the British Library” in which he drew our attention...
27 July 2017 Innovation and enterprise
It has been 6 months since the Business & IP Centre arranged our first match as part of the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneur Programme (EYE). EYE enables new and aspiring entrepreneurs (of any age) in an European country to spend...
27 July 2017 American Collections
Outside the Segar & Snuff Parlour in London’s Covent Garden you can see a Scotsman advertising tobacco. Credit: Segar & Snuff Not very suitable? The inscription says that a Highlander sculpture was traditionally used by tobacconists to indicate that they...
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