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…

World of watercolours

19 February 2019 by

You can now discover over 250 images from the Royal Society’s collections through The Watercolour World, a new geographically indexed…

Grisly bears

5 June 2018 by

Have you all been watching the television adaption of ‘The Terror’, the fictionalised, final (and fatal) voyage of Sir John…

The man behind the maths

6 October 2017 by

Here at the Royal Society Archive we’ve just finished cataloguing the papers of Maurice Stevenson Bartlett (1910-2002), and we’re very…

'Red wing'd starling' by Mark Catesby

Christmas gifts!

4 December 2015 by

For unique gift ideas, why not try the Royal Society Print Shop. You can purchase high quality framed prints of…