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The Expeditions of Captain Robert Scott

Posted by Published on December 11, 2017

“The eternal silence of the great white desert. Cloudy columns of snow drift advancing from the south, pale yellow wraiths, heralding the coming storm, blotting out one by one the sharp-cut lines of the land.”  Scott describing the landscape of his final expedition in his journal, published as Scott’s Last Expedition: The Journals, in 1913. The 6th of June 2018 marks the 150th anniversary of Captain…

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Top Art Exhibitions: July

Posted by Published on June 27, 2017

This Summer, you can experience all the seasons with exhibitions on Arctic expeditions and Van Gogh’s seasonal works.  Besides weather, July sees a wide range of exhibitions opening up across the globe.  You can enjoy a history lesson in Feminist photography and art from the Civil Rights Movement or visit solo exhibitions dedicated to Bazille, Modigliani and Kyōsai. True to Life | British Realist Painting in the 1920s and…

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160 years after Sir John Franklin led his team of 129 men toward the Canadian Arctic, the Canadian government confirmed that in September 2014, they found the wreckage of one of the two ships that sailed on their mission.   The age of exploration The disappearance of Sir John Franklin and his crew has become known as one of the great mysteries of the Victorian…

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