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New book ‘The Georgian Menagerie’ by Christopher Plumb

‘The Georgian Menagerie’, a book by Christopher Plumb tells of exotic animals in the streets of 18th century London. All kinds of animals could be bought in the Strand, mostly imported from ‘the Empire’. My grandmother kept a bear and … Continue reading

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New Cards

Two new cards for July 2012 and a new colourway for C166 – Collective Nouns for Animals. The Collective Nouns are from ‘The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England’ by Joseph Strutt which was first published in 1801, … Continue reading

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