Treasures of Royal Museums Greenwich
Beautifully illustrated and accompanied by extraordinary histories, this book is a celebration of 100 of the most important and exquisite objects in the Royal Museums Greenwich collections, including some of the most significant new acquisitions of the last ten years. From Elizabeth I, the Armada Portrait to the uniform Nelson wore during the Battle of Trafalgar; Harrison’s remarkable timepieces to Yinka Shonibare’s Ship in a Bottle; the last message of Sir John Franklin’s ill-fated expedition to find the North-West Passage to George Stubbs’s Kangaroo and Dingo paintings, the Museum’s iconic objects are presented in a chronological format, each selected for their unique significance.
• Written by experts and well regarded historians
• Beautifully illustrated with over 120 images
• Each object is accompanied by a lively and fascinating story
• Paperback, 224 pages.
Our shop products are inspired by many of the treasures found at Royal Museums Greenwich, such as our Armada A3 sized print, H4 inspired Pocket Watches, our Nelson collection and HMS Victory in a bottle.
Author Information: Rob Blyth is Senior Curator of World and Maritime History
Nick Ball, Assistant Curator
Megan Barford, Curator of Cartography
Gareth Bellis, Archive and Library Manager
Mike Bevan, Archivist
Andrew Choong, Curator of Historic Photographs and Ship Plans
Birthe Christensen, Head of Conservation and Preservation
Louise Devoy, Curator of the Royal Observatory
Richard Dunn, Senior Curator for the History of Science
Stawell Heard, Librarian, Acquisitions and Cataloguing
Marek Kukula, Public Astronomer, Royal Observatory Greenwich
Louise Macfarlane, Curator, Cutty Sark
Rory McEvoy, Curator of Horology
Jeremy Michell, Historic Photographs and Ship Plans Manager
Sue Pritchard, Curator of Decorative Arts
Christine Riding, Head of Art and Curator of the Queen’s House
Martin Salmon, Archivist
Simon Stephens, Curator of Ship Model and Boat Collections
Robert Todd, Key Specialist Curator, Historic Photographs
Claire Warrior, Senior Exhibitions Interpretation Curator
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