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'Vogue' and virtuous virgins: a reflection on the history of the fashion magazine

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Dedicated followers of fashion might not appreciate that the history of the magazines they avidly consume can be traced back to the Elizabethan age. Fashion mags can tell us a lot more besides what’s trending this season. They are significant...

St. Pancras Intelligencer no. 40 - fake news special

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Fake news is probably as old as news itself. Certainly, as far as the British Library is concerned, it goes back to 1614 at least, when the good people of Horsham in Sussex were told of the dragon in their...

Tech to boost your growing business

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The ability to find solutions to age-old problems using technology has meant that businesses can realise their potential and reach a wide audience at an affordable cost.

Did you know about the Museum of French Art in New York?

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The “Museum of French Art” in New York, founded as a society in 1911, was a subsection of the French Institute in the United States dedicated to arts. It was housed with the French Institute in the United States on 599 Fifth Avenue, New York City, had a Gallery with permanent French art collections, a library and a reading room.

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