Conserving Dürer’s Triumphal Arch
Dürer, born #onthisday in 1471, produced one of the largest prints ever – the Triumphal Arch for the Holy Roman Emperor. Altogether it’s nearly 3 meters tall and consists of 36 sheets of paper.
Buckingham Palace - The Queens Palaces Buckingham Palace
The Queen has three official residences - the best known, Buckingham Palace; the oldest, Windsor Castle; and the most romantic, Palace of Holyroodhouse. Amon...
British Museum. One of the best collections anywhere in the World. London, England
The British Museum is a museum in London dedicated to human history and culture. Other British Museums on my Channel Natural History Museum; http://youtu.be/...
Visiting the British Museum, London
A photo tour of the British Museum in London, focusing on the Europe 1800 - 1900 Collection,
St Luke's Church, West Norwood
St Luke's Church in West Norwood is an Anglican church that worships in a Grade II* listed building in the London Borough of Lambeth.
When St Luke's church was first built, the area was sparsely p...
Queen's Gallery
The Queen's Gallery is a public art gallery at Buckingham Palace, home of the British monarch, in London. It exhibits works of art from the Royal Collection (i.e., those works owned by the King or Que...
The boy Jones
Edward Jones (1824 – December 26, 1893), or The Boy Jones, as he was called by the British newspapers of the early Victorian era, was a notorious intruder into Buckingham Palace between 1838 and 1841....
Prom at the Palace
The Prom at the Palace was a classical music concert held in London in 2002. The event was in commemoration of the Golden Jubilee of Elizabeth II. It was held at Buckingham Palace on 1 June 2002 form...
Bedford Square
Bedford Square is a garden square in the Bloomsbury district of the Borough of Camden in London, England.Built between 1775 and 1783 as an upper middle class residential area, the square has had many...
St Mary's, Bryanston Square
St Mary's, Bryanston Square, is a Church of England church dedicated to the Virgin Mary in Bryanston Square, London. It is also the name of a related Church of England primary school which was origina...
Haymarket Theatre
The Theatre Royal, Haymarket (also known as Haymarket Theatre or the Little Theatre) is a West End theatre in the Haymarket in the City of Westminster which dates back to 1720, making it the third-old...
Horse Guards (building)
Horse Guards is a large grade I listed building in the Palladian style between Whitehall and Horse Guards Parade in London. The first Horse Guards building was built on the site of the former tiltyard...
Burlington House
0°8′22″W / 51.50889°N 0.13944°W / 51.50889; -0.13944Burlington House is a building on Piccadilly in London. It was originally a private Palladian mansion, and was expanded in ...
St. James's Square
St. James's Square is the only square in the exclusive St James's district of the City of Westminster. It has predominantly Georgian and neo-Georgian architecture and a private garden in the centre. F...
St George in the East
St George in the East is an Anglican Church dedicated to Saint George and one of six Hawksmoor churches in London, England. It was built from 1714 to 1729, with funding from the 1711 Act of Parliament...
St Peter's Church, Eaton Square
St. Peter's Church, Eaton Square is a large Church of England church which stands at the east end of Eaton Square, Belgravia, London. On 19 October 1991 The Times newspaper wrote "St Peter’s must...
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, commonly known as Drury Lane, a West End theatre, is a Grade I listed building in Covent Garden, London. The building faces Catherine Street (earlier named Bridges or Br...
Royal Family (documentary)
Royal Family is a documentary about the family of Queen Elizabeth II, and was aired on 21 June 1969. It was rebroadcast on ITV the following week. The film was commissioned by the Queen to celebrate t...
Henutmehyt
HenutmehytHenutmehyt was the name of a Theban priestess, of Ancient Egypt who lived during the 19th Dynasty, around 1250 BC. Her gilded inner coffin can be seen today at the British Museum in Londo...
Minoan Bull-leaper
The Minoan bull leaper is a bronze group of a bull and leaper in the British Museum. It is the only known largely complete three-dimensional sculpture depicting Minoan bull-leaping. Although bull leap...
Michael Fagan incident
Michael Fagan (born 8 August 1948) is a notable Buckingham Palace intruder who broke into the palace and entered the Queen's bedroom in 1982. The incident was one of the 20th-century's worst royal sec...
Portland Vase
The Portland Vase is a Roman cameo glass vase, which is dated to between AD 1 and AD 25, though low BC dates have some scholarly support. It is the best known piece of Roman cameo glass and has served...
Warren Cup
The Warren Cup is a silver drinking cup decorated in relief with two images of male same-sex acts. It was purchased by the British Museum for 1.8 million pounds in 1999, the most expensive single purc...
Gebelein predynastic mummies
The Gebelein predynastic mummies are six naturally mummified bodies, dating to approximately 3400 BC from the Late Predynastic period of Egypt, and were the first complete pre-dynastic bodies to...
Hornedjitef
Hornedjitef was an Ancient Egyptian priest in the Temple of Amun at Karnak during the reign of Ptolemy III (246-222 BC). He is known from his elaborate coffins, mummy mask and mummy, dating from th...
Benin Bronzes
The Benin Bronzes are a group of more than a thousand commemorative metal plaques that decorated the royal palace of the Benin Kingdom in modern-day Nigeria. Collectively, the Bronzes form the best kn...
Banking Act 1979
The Banking Act 1979 (c 37) is (or was) an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom enacted in the wake of the Secondary banking crisis of 1973–1975 to extend the Bank of England's regulatory power...
Bank of England Act 1696
The Bank of England Act 1696 (8 & 9 Will 3 c 20) was an Act of the Parliament of England. It was one of the Bank of England Acts 1694 to 1892.Provisoes or conditions contained in this Act, and in ...