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Making History: Antiquaries In Britain, 1707-2007

15 Sep—2 Dec 2007. Main Galleries, Royal Academy of Arts, London.

"This exhibition explores the work and achievement of the Fellowship of the Society of Antiquaries of London since its foundation in the early eighteenth century to the present day.

"It features works of art, antiquities and manuscripts of unique historical importance, such as a processional cross of King Richard III and his defeated Yorkist army recovered from the battlefield of Bosworth (1485). Also on show will be the earliest known medieval manuscript illustrations of Stonehenge,* as well as drawings and paintings of this and other historic sites and monuments by great artists such as Constable, Turner, Girtin and Blake."**

* The 15th century Scala Mundi manuscript?

** More at and,450,AR.html
Littlestone Posted by Littlestone
28th August 2007ce
Edited 28th August 2007ce

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