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Two million online digitised pages of 19th century newspaper, take researchers back to the future

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Available for the first time at The British Library, in partnership with JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee) and Gale, part of Cengage Learning, has today launched the public version of its 19th […]

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History of London

Jack the Ripper | Full Documentary

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London 1888 – a mysterious killer known by the name of Jack the Ripper brutally murders five prostitutes in Whitechapel – yet for over 120 years the identity of the killer remains […]

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London People

Street Life in London in the 19th century – Pictures from the streets in London of the 1876-1877

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Street Life in London, published in 1876-7, consists of a series of articles by the radical journalist Adolphe Smith and the photographer John Thomson. The pieces are short but full of detail, […]

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Things to do in London

Painting Stars | Star Trail | National Gallery

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National Gallery curators and experts discuss different representations of stars throughout the history of Western European art. Let them guide you on a journey from the Renaissance to the night skies of […]

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