The Natural History Museum – Tring

Pangolin In the 21st Century the hunting and collection of animal species from the wild for private collections is rightly abored and in many countries and cases a criminal offence. However the private collectors of a different time, driven by enquiry, collection and a different outlook on life, made significant…

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London’s Albertopolis

With the proceeds from the Great Exhibition in 1851, Albert, Prince Consort to Queen Victoria, guided the Royal Commission to purchase land in South Kensington on which were to be built the great cultural and educational establishments of Victorian London. As a result, in an area between the Cromwell Road…

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