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Kensington (London, England)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Leaping - London Policemen's Wonderful Horsemanship, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/388
Scope and Contents Photograph of four members of the London Mounted Police leaping a fence in Kensington Palace Gardens in the early 20th century. The text beneath the image notes that the horses taking part in the horsemanship display 'did their bit' during World War I.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Some notes about books in the publick Library of Oxon.; Queen M.['s] death; Dr Wallis's eyes; Dr Busby's Algebra, 19 October 1693 - 27 April 1695

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [20]
Scope and Contents Note of some Arabic versions of Apollonius' "Sectio Ratione" in the Bodleian Library, that possess Latin glosses by Edward Bernard, Gregory's predecessor in the Savilian Chair of Astronomy, and one other person. Bernard had wished to publish the works of the ancient mathematicians; this manuscript he found defective and abandoned, unable to translate completely. [His partial translation was copied out by Gregory as B37, and used by Sir Edmund Halley to learn enough Arabic to translate the...
Dates: 19 October 1693 - 27 April 1695

World's Smallest Pony, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/3112
Scope and Contents Photograph of the world's smallest pony at the great 'Victory circus' at Olympia in London, England in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s