Just published paper on networks for the Institutions of Literature project:  'Little more...than of a Society on the moon'  

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WSG Occasional Paper 32  The Nursery of a Profession.  A Survey of Architectural Practice in the Adelphi Area c.1830-c.1950 by Ian Leith FSA.  flyer for 32 The Nursery of a Profession.pdf

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WSG Occasional Paper.  Sewerage and Health.  Symposium papers to mark the 125th anniversary of death of Sir Joseph Bazalgette.  £10 plus £1.30 p&p

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Royal Designers for Industry and the Britain Can Make It Exhibition, 1946    Click link to see a joint project between the WSG and the University of Brighton Design Archives to mark the 70th anniversary of the exhibition.  This online resource offers biographies of the 39 RDIs represented at BCMI and also provides a link to an online copy of the exhibition catalogue in its entirety.

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British Art Journal report on the 2015 WSG Drawing symposium   Click link for copy of the report on drawing symposium

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Westminster Council press release 

Thanks to Tom Ball for this collage


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ALMOST FORGOTTEN:THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF 1862

First publication on the 1862 International Exhibition - see page three of attachment for contents page.  The Decorative Arts Society have published the papers from the WSG 2012 conference with additional material.   See also http://www.paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk/403/

1862 International Exhibition volume.pdf

 
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Learn more about the early links between the Society of Arts and the Royal Society in this podcast of Dr Allan's paper on founder member Henry Baker FRS  http://royalsociety.org/Mr-Baker-gave-a-Paper

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JUBILEE PAPERS FROM GEORGE III AND QUEEN ELIZABETH II by David G.C. Allan (2012) 

Contains:  The proceedings of the RSA symposium commemorating Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee, with additional papers on the Jubilees of King George III (1809), Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee (1897), King George V (1935) and Queen Elizabeth II’s Silver (1977), Golden (2002) and Diamond (2012) Jubilees.  An anthology of commemorative verse by poets, such as Tennyson, Kipling, Masefield and Motion, and numerous illustrations of Jubilee medals, loyal addresses and souvenir glass and pottery items, complement this collection of papers.

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WREATH LAYING CEREMONY AT ALBERT MEMORIAL TO MARK THE 150th ANNIVERSARY OF DEATH OF PRINCE ALBERT
Anthony Burton is giving an appeciation of Albert's life whilst Dr Nicholas Cambridge prepares to lay the wreath with Jonathan Rollason, Trustee of the RSA