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1610 Map of the Moon (PHA HMC 241/9 f.17)

Chosen by Alison McCann, former member of staff

Wednesday 20 July sees the 47th anniversary of the first manned mission to land on the moon. However, West Sussex Record Office has connections to lunar exploration centuries before Neil Armstrong took his famous steps, with a map drawn by a British astronomer in the seventeenth century. 366 more words


Petworth Park and Pokemon too

Yesterday’s post was timely, it turns out, because today, Pokemon Go was released in the wild. I downloaded it and caught my first two Pokemon in the Great Hall at Chawton, waiting for a meeting that I’ll write more about tomorrow. 718 more words

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Petworth House Laundry and the Kevis Photographic Collection, late 19th century (Acc 18163)

  Chosen by Diane Ladlow, member of staff

This is a photograph by Walter Kevis who worked as a photographer in Petworth from c1877 to his retirement in 1908. 485 more words


New Listing in Hot Petworth!

Petworth just got a bit hotter with this fantastic new listing! Just listed is this gorgeous 4BD/3.5BA end rowhome that looks like it could be featured in a Restoration Hardware catalog. 95 more words

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