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Tuesday, 29 June 2010, 12:00AM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Sir Hans Sloane: 350 years of preserving history

Dr Robert Huxley

An overview of the history of botanical collecting: the characters and their stories; the motivations and disagreements; the current situation and what the future might hold. Dr Robert Huxley is Head of Collections in Botany at the Natural History Museum

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This is a part of the series of events which were held in collaboration with the 2010 City of London Festival.

Other lectures include:

     The Songs of Summer by Chris Watson
     Portuguese 'Ancient Music' in 18th Century London by Dr Owen Rees
     The Poetry of Bees by various poets
     Portugal and England, 1386-2010 by Professor Thomas Earle
     A Land Flowing with Milk and Honey by Rt Revd and Rt Hon Dr Richard Chartres

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29 June 2010

Sir Hans Sloane: 350 years of preserving history
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