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Christmas Cards with a Punch

Cards featuring seasonal cartoons from our 19th Century volumes of Punch Magazine on sale at BRLSI. 

Christmas trees are renewable!

On Friday 27 November 2015 at 7.30 pm Prof Matthew Davidson of the University of Bath will speak in the Science series on “A Christmas Tree is not just for Christmas” and how it is a rich source of renewable products from fine chemicals to plastics and fuels.


Which of these objects from the BRLSI Collections should be conserved?

New BRLSI publication

Available for £5

Exciting news for Strawberry Bank Fossils

A major review paper on the Strawberry Bank fossils has been published in the Journal of the Geological Society. 

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Pan, God of Nature and Music

'Pan' you believe it??

Our Elwin room has four, original Casali paintings on the ceiling which were painted in the 1830's including Pan, The Arcadian god of nature and music.. Find out more here:

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