Day: 18 August 2021

Back in the British Museum for the first time since lockdown and prepping for a real life tour with a real life guest. The Standard of Ur is an object I’ve walked past on numerous occasions, but until yesterday hadn’t ever really spent any time looking at. Its history and what it tells us about […]
Another map, this one done for my UKToursOnline talk, “Star-Spangled Capital”. That’s about statues and memorials to Americans in London, and includes presidents, Founding Fathers, authors, philanthropists, artists and more. As always, this is an ongoing project, so if you know of something that should be included, just post the details in the comments and […]
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