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Dame Anne McLaren (1927 – 2007) was a developmental biologist who pioneered techniques that led to human in vitro fertil...
The world’s first artificially cloned animal, Dolly the sheep, is reproduced repeatedly in this edition of seventeen art...
Alan Mathison Turing (1912-1954) was a mathematician and computer scientist. He is best known for his code-breaking work...
Manuscript, Letter, Poem
Having migrated from Jamaica in 1948, James Berry set about fulfilling his dream of becoming a creative writer. He publi...
Map, Manuscript annotation
This Ordnance Survey map of the South Pennines is marked in blue felt-tip pen by Fay Godwin, indicating the sites she vi...
Manuscript, Notebook, Artwork, Drawing, Image
This collection of loose papers is a selection from a larger collection of material written and stored by Ted Hughes in...
William Ross Ashby (1903-1972) was a pioneer in cybernetics – the study of the control of human and animal systems by te...
This photograph depicts the 1997 production of Bertolt Brecht's The Caucasian Chalk Circle, performed at the National Th...
The Caucasian Chalk Circle is based on an ancient Chinese story where two women claim that one child is rightfully their...
The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht is based on an ancient Chinese story where two women claim that one child i...
Ayub Khan Din’s 1996 play East is East was co-produced by Tamasha Theatre Company, the Royal Court and Birmingham Rep, a...
Harry Jacobs set up his photography studio in south London in the late 1950s. It is estimated that he took nearly 60,000...
The song of a skylark, recorded in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, by Alan Burbidge.
Book, Manuscript annotation
This is a published volume of Tales from Ovid, with some minor annotations and corrections in Ted Hughes’s own hand. Bet...
Between 1779 and 1786 William Watts published The Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, in a Collection of the most interest...