The painting of Sarah Forbes Bonetta is part of an English Heritage project
One of the Govan Graving Docks could be returned to use under plans to revitalise the Clyde waterfront.
It has been used to recreate the funeral of a rich man buried at the priory in the 15th Century.
The Palace of Whitehall was the primary residence of English monarchs from AD 1530 until 1698, located in Westminster, London. – HeritageDaily – Archaeology News
Breaking New Ground is a pioneering 21-month project to digitise 10,000 images from the John Laing Photographic Collection, covering the post-war period of this world-renowned construction company. The complete collection numbers nearly a quarter of a million photographs.
A royal charter was used to stop a pop-up market in Leicestershire this month. What are they and why do we still adhere to them?
An impromptu market in Leicestershire was halted by a royal charter – but why do we still have them?
A new support structure for the 3,600-tonne ship will also replicate the ship being afloat.
Very cool. Now please restore her rigging!
Ever since the discovery of the site of William Shakespeare’s first theatre in Shoreditch, I have found myself thinking about where else in London I could locate Shakespeare. The city has changed so much that very little remains from his time and even though I might discover his whereabouts – such as his lodging in Silver St in 1612 – usually the terrain is unrecognisable. Silver St is lost beneath the Barbican now.
Read more here: Source: In Search Of Shakespeare’s London | Spitalfields Life
Archaeologists have pinpointed the source of the stones to an area 15 miles north of the site.
It’s beautiful. But it needs its rigging!
The auctioneers say there is interest in Nelson “despite controversy about historical figures”.
Who wants to buy it and clone him?
Queen Elizabeth facial timeline on bank notes Britmemes’s images album
In the recent glorious weather Mapperton, in Dorset, named by Country Life the finest manor house in Britain, has never looked finer. The 15 acres of Italianate gardens echo with birdsong, the roses
Always fascinating to read how modern aristocratic families are keeping things going in difficult times.
These intriguing photographs are selected from a cache of transparencies of unknown origin at the Bishopsgate Institute. We believe they date from the nineteen-sixties but the photographer is unidentified.
These are haunting and beautiful! Check them out!
Colour has been digitally added to eight photos to show what the novelist would have looked like.
Two Roads has acquired the wartime diaries of Winston Churchill’s youngest daughter, Mary, following a three-way auction.
This will definitely be worth reading when it comes out next year!