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The Tenterden and District Museum - local history treasure house
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NY Public Library Jan 20
Maps are a great tool for genealogical research. But what about fire insurance maps? When these maps are used together with other sources like city directories, censuses, newspapers, and more, a family history can be created. Learn more from !
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Lost Words for Surrey Jan 20
Wonderful to meet the lovely co-author & illustrator of The Lost Words. She was kind enough to paint some beautiful otters for the for Surrey Campaign & sign 3 of the books. All will be used to raise funds in the crowdfunder to be launched in April☺️
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Prof Susan Oosthuizen Jan 20
Extraordinary how many of Chicago's roads were built on ancient indigenous pathways - so Native American infrastructure underpins its modern success. These narrow, dry routes across swampy ground wr among the 1st to be formalised when the city was founded
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Natural History Museum Jan 20
Happy birthday to Ferdinand Bauer, who was born in 1760. He was one of the world’s greatest natural history painters. Last year, a large collection of his work was brought together for the first time, allowing the world to examine it close up.
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Jackie Morris Jan 20
All I can hear is birdsong, a distant woodpecker and the calling of a jay. Beautiful day.
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Angus Andersen Jan 20
Inuk word of the day: Ikajuttigennik - act of helping each other. Its easy to speak out against something we dislikes then to show more kindness, Social media is proving. Together we can change this, post more positive responses than negative. E- ka - yoot ti -e - nick
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Science Museum Jan 20
Conservator Marisa Kalvins has been busy restoring damaged objects set to go on display in our upcoming Medicine Galleries, including this 18th century shaving bowl. She reveals more over on our blog
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Robert Macfarlane Jan 20
“Shivelights and shadowtackle ín long lashes lace, lance, and pair...” (Gerard Manley Hopkins, 1888) Hoar frost, sparrowhawk, winter light through winter beeches, now.
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Andrew Mayfield (Anders!) Jan 20
Amazing yew trees in today! On an accidental 14km amble...
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NY Public Library Jan 20
National cheese-lovers day, you say? We've got the perfect list of cheesy books for you!
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Jackie Morris Jan 20
Replying to @NymansNT
And thank you for my beautiful winter bouquet
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Jackie Morris Jan 20
Have teapot, will travel. From a cottage in the woods where owls hoot the moon to rise, I wish you goodnight, and dreams filled with creatures.
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Ian Beavis Jan 20
The vanilla-scented flowers of Winter Heliotrope which grows prolifically at Tonbridge Castle
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Donna Jan 20
Just bought 'The Lost Words' by for my daughter, a primary school teacher. Beautiful book, can't wait to hear how the children enjoy it.
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Greg Jenner Jan 20
I love Twitter, but it’s so easy to be fooled by alluring photos of stuff that looks historical. This is NOT armour for Henry VIII’s cat. It’s modern.
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Elaine Treharne Jan 20
Cat Armor, yes! By (awesome!) and sadly not belonging to Henry VIII’s cat (but should have!) Thanks and others
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Jenny Horrocks Jan 19
Loved this exhibition at on an Assyrian king from 7th Century BC. Stunning panels from Ninevah cleverly lit to help you follow scenes, cuneiform tablets from the first attempt to gather all human knowledge together, and insights into trading nations (til 24 Feb)
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Sarah Murden Jan 20
Born 1820, Anne Jemima Clough, an early English suffragist and a promoter of higher education for women. She was the first principal of Newnham College. Cambridge.
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TDM Jan 20
Seeing the application of the gold leaf yesterday was magical. Thank you, Jackie Morris
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Julia Wakelam Dec 19
When it all gets too much brings us words, folklore, beauty, sanity.…
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