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Before the British Museum’: the Repository of the Royal Society

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March
282008

13:00 - 14:00

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The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

Overview

Jenni Thomas, Queen Mary, and Rupert Baker, Royal Society Library

A chance to take a guided tour of the Library's current exhibition, featuring fossils, lodestones and stuffed bird specimens from the Society's early museum. There will be short talks on how the collection began, Nehemiah Grew's influential catalogue, and the afterlife of the Repository following its transfer to the British Museum.

Before the British Museum’: the Repository of the Royal Society

Public lecture by Jenni Thomas, Queen Mary, and Rupert Baker, Royal Society Library

The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK
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