Head for the Hills

14 April 2020 by

The first portraits were presented to the Royal Society in the 1680s, and since then our collection has grown to…

Line of flight

24 March 2020 by

A little girl turns the pages of a decorated book in a deserted sitting-room, poring over its frozen vignettes: ‘Each…

Scrapbooking

25 February 2020 by

Anyone who has been on a tour of our Library will likely be familiar with the Royal Society ‘Scrapbook’, a…

Picture perfect

10 December 2019 by

We’re on the countdown to Christmas! If the arrival of December has surprised you too, and you’re reading this thinking…