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Auction: Treasure trove of Nasa photos including first selfie in space

“The collection is the most comprehensive private collection of Nasa photographs ever presented at auction, and spans every visual milestone of the space program, from the early days of Mercury, the technical advances of Gemini and lunar orbiter, to the triumphs of Apollo,” Christie’s said …See More
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Resource: World's largest photographic archive of sugar-fed young Australians

There are always crumbs of information about photographs to be had in strange places, most recently in an article in the Guardian about this book The Biscuit: the History of a Very British…See More
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Photograph on new 50 pence piece

It's interesting to see that a photograph is celebrated on a new UK coin.This week marks the centenary of the birth of Rosalind Franklin, whose Photograph 51 could be seen as one of the most significant of the 20th century, as it was key to working out the structure of DNA.To celebrate Rosalind's centenary, it is her photograph - Photograph 51 - that appears on the new 50…See More
Jul 21

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Auction: Treasure trove of Nasa photos including first selfie in space

“The collection is the most comprehensive private collection of Nasa photographs ever presented at auction, and spans every visual milestone of the space program, from the early days of Mercury, the technical advances of Gemini and lunar orbiter, to the triumphs of Apollo,” Christie’s said …

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Posted on November 11, 2020 at 23:30

Resource: World's largest photographic archive of sugar-fed young Australians

There are always crumbs of information about photographs to be had in strange places, most recently in an article in the Guardian about this book The Biscuit: the History…

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Posted on October 19, 2020 at 7:30

Photograph on new 50 pence piece

It's interesting to see that a photograph is celebrated on a new UK coin.

This week marks the centenary of the birth of Rosalind Franklin, whose Photograph 51 could be seen as one of the most significant of the 20th century, as it was key to working out the structure of DNA.

To celebrate Rosalind's centenary, it is her photograph - Photograph 51…

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Posted on July 21, 2020 at 10:00

Royal Mail criticised for D-Day stamp mix-up

Royal Mail has withdrawn a stamp design marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day - after BBC News pointed out it showed US troops landing in what was Dutch New Guinea, nearly 8,500 miles from France.

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At 13:11 on October 16, 2014, Roger Taylor said…

Dear Joanna - only just picked up your request - apologies - but here I am having just completed the Linnaeus Tripe exhibition & catalogue. This opened at the National Gallery DC in September and will move to the Met and V&A in due course.

An eventful year marked by a triple bypass in April which went well and has me feeling better and with more energy than ever.

I hope you well and as busy as you need.

Roger 

 
 
 

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