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Articles with keyword "England"

Monument of London toy set


Paper Toys Scale Monumental Heights in Historical Society Collection

Industrial Revolution made space for playthings for children.



The English birdman who helped Darwin

The story of an entrepreneurial artist and an avid book collector


An Imperial Intellect

The legendary Queen Elizabeth of England is the subject of a new exhibition on the 400th anniversary of her death.


The Amazing Adding Subtracting Composing Creating Do-Everything Machine

An English countess creates the basis for computer software.


Inventing the Landscape

Gainsborough abandons portraiture to portray the idyllic in English country life.


East and West at Arm’s Length

Middle East scholar Bernard Lewis reflects with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole on relations between Islamic and Christian societies.

Captain John Smith by Simon de Passe, seventeenth century


Soldier of Fortune: John Smith before Jamestown

Smith's experiences as a pirate, mercenary, and Turkish slave prepare him to survive in the New World.


Uncovering Powhatan’s Empire

Excavations reveal the site where John Smith and Chief Powhatan first meet.