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01 December 2015 Medieval manuscripts
To find out more about the London Rothschild Hours, take a look at our post A Calendar Page for January 2015. Calendar page for December, with decorative border comprising a Zodiac sign, roundels, and bas-de-page scene, from the London Rothschild...
30 November 2015 Sound and vision
National Life Stories are thrilled to announce that they have won the Royal Historical Society’s Public History Prize for Web and Digital for the Voices of Science web resource. The Voices of Science website presents clips from approximately 100 recordings...
30 November 2015 Collection Care
Preparing for retirement, I inevitably revisited the exciting projects and beautiful objects I worked on during my time at the British Library. The conservator’s role has seen many changes, even in a decade. Limited resources are increasingly focused on preserving...
30 November 2015 European studies
The British Library is currently marking the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland with an exhibition, but Alice is not the only children’s classic to turn 150 this year. In Germany the focus has been on Wilhelm Busch’s much-loved Max...
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