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Greenwich, London SE10 8XJ United Kingdom

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September 2017

Behind the scenes curator tour – Observatory Life at the ROG

September 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue
Greenwich, London SE10 8XJ United Kingdom
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The Airy Family relax together after a game of croquet, about 1868. Dr Louise Devoy, Curator of the ROG, will take us through the exhibits known as Observatory Life in the ROG Flamsteed House Astronomer’s Apartments. Louise will introduce the displays and tell us about the ideas behind the exhibition and the choice of items, and share some of the stories from the history of the ROG and lives of the Astronomers Royal and their families. For its working life,…

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