'The Coming of Spring', 1899, (c1930). Creator: Edward Atkinson Hornel
'The Coming of Spring', 1899, (c1930). A group of girls celebrate the coming of Spring, indicated by the snowdrops in the foreground. Painting in the Glasgow Museums Service collection, Glasgow, Scotland. From "Modern Masterpieces of British Art". [The Amalgamated Press Ltd., London, c1930]
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The Royal Visit by the Prince and Princess of Wales, Grampound Road, Cornwall. 15th July 1903
The Royal visit in 1903 by the Prince of Wales (later King George V) and Princess Mary, leaving the station at Grampound Road in an open carriage. The Royal train arrived from Paddington and the Royal couple stayed at Tregothnan, St Michael Penkivel, for the dedication of the nave of Truro Cathedral. Tregothnan has been home to the Boscawen family since 1334. The house was rebuilt by Edward Boscawen (1787-1841), fourth Viscount and First Earl of Falmouth, near the site of an older mansion. Photographer: Unknown.
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Harvesting honey, 15th century
Harvesting honey. 15th-century artwork showing the collection and use of honey, as part of a section describing honey's medicinal and therapeutic properties. This artwork is from a 15th-century Italian copy of a manuscript by the Andalusian Arab physician Albucasis (936-1013). The manuscript title translates as 'Observations on the nature of different alimentary and hygenic products'. A copy of the manuscript is held at the Bibliotheque nationale de France (BnF).
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