William Sterling

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Figureheads, Ship Badges and Silverware – Nineteenth Century Classical References in the British Museum

Delve into classical myths used in naval related and other items by examining some of the British Museum and other collections of C19th objects. Following on from the previous course we shall look at what Classical artworks were available to artists in the C19th and what literary works were studied in schools and were known… Read more »

This tag: European History

Life and Times of William and Mary

Following the attempt by James II to re-establish Catholicism in Britain his daughter and son-in-law were invited to oust him to protect the Protestant church. To do so they had to grant more power to Parliament. A survey of the Life & Times of Britain’s only Joint Monarchs. They came to power in what was… Read more »

This tag: European History

British Museum Mediaeval Tour

This British Museum tour of the Mediaeval Galleries takes place every day at 2:45 pm.  We work on a four week rota and mine are on a Sunday.  The dates for my tours in 2020 are January 12th, February 9th, March 8th, April 5th, May 3rd, May 31st, June 28th, July 26th, August 23rd, September 20th,… Read more »

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