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Book Review: The Winter Foundlings by Kate Rhodes

The Winter Foundlings (click on book or see below for description)
By Kate Rhodes
Released 2/24/15
Downloaded free through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 776 more words


Coram’s Foundling Hospital legacy 

Thomas Coram had travelled around the world as a sea captain and shipbuilder but, returning to London in 1720, he was shocked to see so many children lying dying on the capital’s streets. 1,107 more words

Changing London

FA4004/ FA4003 Threads of feeling

This online exhibition from the Foundling Museum in London, which can be found at http://www.threadsoffeeling.com/ interested me in respect of textile, unintended folk art and the relationship between art and society. 57 more words

London Museum (mini) Challenge 2014 #3: The Foundling Museum

If I were awarding accolades to the museums I’ve been visiting on this little version of the Challenge, then Pitzhanger Manor would be Most Haunted/Haunting, the… 797 more words


Review: Richard Mead Conference and Exhibition

Recently I went to a symposium held at the Foundling Museum to accompany and enrich its exhibition on the life and legacy of Dr Richard Mead (1673-1754) 602 more words


making and 'residencies'

The art establishment – colleges, public art galleries, the crafts council and their advisers – encourage ‘challenging’ work from contemporary makers. I like making this too, but I have to confess that it practically never sells. 467 more words

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