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Some sculpture and a hawk

Wednesday, May 6th 2015

We are having an in-town day today. For one thing, there is an exhibition we want to see and, for another, it’s pleasant to take things easy sometimes! 1,436 more words

Out And About

a trip to London

Hello! I’m just home again after a fantastic trip to London. I was there to attend the opening of the Sonia Delaunay retrospective (of which more shortly), but I also . 388 more words


Museum Week - Architecture

I had a day trip to London yesterday – making the most of having a bit more free time on my hands now I am my own boss! 393 more words

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

Foundling Museum Visit

Edward Haytley (fl.1746 – 61), Bethlem Hospital (c.1747)oil on canvas

Coram Family in the care of the Foundling Museum

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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