It consisted at first of the ancient manuscripts of the Company on which most standard reference works about British clockmakers have since been based. Plan your visit It soon grew to include many printed books, often presented by their authors, or annotated by famous clock and watchmakers. It has remained there ever since. It has been on permanent public display since also at Guildhall in the City of London but in October it moved to The Science Museum. The Collection is situated in a new gallery on the second floor of the Science Museum and is free to visit. It contains at any one time some English and European watches, 30 clocks and 15 marine timekeepers, together with a number of rare horological portraits. The majority of items in the Collection range from c. The Bridgeman Art Library have images of many of them.
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Raymur, started the New London Mechanics Institute, a meeting room and library for mill employees. No official records of the Hastings Literary Institute have survived, but it is known that membership was by subscription. The Hastings Literary Institute continued to exist until the Granville area was incorporated as part of the new City of Vancouver on April 6, During this period, the American industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie was giving money to cities and towns to build libraries.
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The church is known today for the Anchorhold room located on the south side of a church. For a period of several centuries it was occupied by cloistered Anchorite women. Commissioned by the Bishop of Norwich , Herbert de Losinga , at the request of the townspeople ‘in honour of the Holy Mary Magdalene and St Margaret and all holy virgins’, the church is one of the town’s most dominating landmarks.
The most serious damage to the church occurred in , when a great storm destroyed the spires of St Margaret’s church and St Nicholas’ Chapel as well as St Margaret’s central lantern. The sixteen misericords date from to These predominately feature heads; for instance, S is the head of Edward the Black Prince. The church is a Grade I listed building. The expansion saw not only the construction of the chapel, but also the Tuesday Market Place, which is still the primary marketplace in the town today.
Consequently, the chapel quickly became Lynn’s second church by a comfortable margin. It was not long before it was so popular that it launched pleas to become an independent parish from St Margaret’s Church; in St Nicholas’ Chapel had congregations of 1, — compared to 1, at St Margaret’s.
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The museum was founded in when the items in UBC’s ethnographic collection were put on display in the basement of the Main Library. Harry Hawthorn served as the first director of the new museum, with his wife, Dr. Audrey Hawthorn, serving as its first curator. In , the museum received funds from the Government of Canada and UBC to begin construction of a building.
In , the new building, designed by renowned Canadian architect Arthur Erickson , opened under new director Michael M.
Share The Californication star strolled with his hand affectionately resting on his girlfriend’s shoulder. Their relationship was revealed in October after they were first photographed together in Malibu in June. The duo were seen spending time together during a break from Duchovny’s filming schedule Going strong: The father-of-two was photographed leaving a SoulCycle class in Yaletown, Vancouver with the young brunette who he reportedly met at a juicery Couple’s workout: Duchovny was seen in a white hooded ‘Lifeguard’ sweater and grey sweatpants while Pendleberry looked sporty in dark patterned leggings and a black cropped T-shirt Duchovny is a regular at the SunLife Organics juicery in Malibu, owned by his friend Khalil Rafati, where Pendleberry has worked.
Drew added that the duo had been jetting around the country together, traveling to places like New York and Canada but insisted they weren’t dating. But a source told Radar Online that it could be serious. Rumors of the romance surfaced in October and the duo were first pictured together in Malibu in June TV star: The father-of-two is currently filming the 11th season of The X-Files which premieres in January ‘David’s sex-mad past tends to put every relationship under scrutiny, but his friends are saying Monique could be ‘the one’.
They split in when the actor checked himself into a rehabilitation center for treatment of sex addiction. After reconciling in they split again and their divorce was finalized in Duchovny and Leoni have an year-old daughter Madelaine and a year-old son Kyd together.
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Miley’s most shocking move was when she performed a racy song-and-dance with the Clinton impersonator during her Party In The USA finale number. Miley Cyrus performed a racy dance number with a Bill Clinton impersonator during her Bangerz opening show in Vancouver on Friday The singer was clad in red-white-and-blue outfit that consisted of a high-cut sparkly leotard, star-spangled cowboy boots and Stetson hat.
Miley got down on her knee and crouched low while her masked partner in untucked shirt, black suit and tie grooved to the music in front of her. The former Hannah Montana star, who’s been hell-bent on destroying her goody-two-shoes image, over achieved that mission while on stage at the Rogers Arena. The year-old shredded what was left of her Hannah Montana image with this X-rated performance That looks uncomfortable: Miley’s back-up dancer wore a Bill Clinton mask, dark suit, shirt and sloppy tie Junk food:
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Tablet from the Library of Ashurbanipal containing part of the Epic of Gilgamesh The first libraries consisted of archives of the earliest form of writing —the clay tablets in cuneiform script discovered in temple rooms in Sumer ,   some dating back to BC. There is also evidence of libraries at Nippur about BC and those at Nineveh about BC showing a library classification system. The tablets were stored in a variety of containers such as wooden boxes, woven baskets of reeds, or clay shelves.
The “libraries” were cataloged using colophons, which are a publisher’s imprint on the spine of a book, or in this case a tablet. The colophons stated the series name, the title of the tablet, and any extra information the scribe needed to indicate. Eventually, the clay tablets were organized by subject and size. Unfortunately, due to limited to bookshelf space, once more tablets were added to the library, older ones were removed, which is why some tablets are missing from the excavated cities in Mesopotamia.
This Great library was more than a place to hold books and records, it became a place of culture. The Alexandrian book collections steadily diminished as a result of natural causes, war, and wholesale theft by corrupt administrators. The library was built to store 12, scrolls and to serve as a monumental tomb for Celsus. Private or personal libraries made up of written books as opposed to the state or institutional records kept in archives appeared in classical Greece in the 5th century BC.
The celebrated book collectors of Hellenistic Antiquity were listed in the late 2nd century in Deipnosophistae.
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But Seattle has its stranger side, too. Here are a few odd items from the history of this booming Northwest metropolis. A small-town, woodsy atmosphere characterizes nearby Vashon Island, which is about the size of Manhattan. In fact, the bucolic land is so woodsy that trees may be taking over. Over a small footbridge on an unmarked trail, where Vashon Highway meets Southwest th Street , a Douglas fir has eaten an old bicycle.
Tourists in the know make the pilgrimage to see the rusted two-wheeler, which has been swallowed by the tree and lifted about seven feet in the air.
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Due to publisher restrictions the library cannot purchase additional copies of this title, and we apologize if there is a long waiting list. Be sure to check for other copies, because there may be other editions available. You can find them online at ChristinaLaurenBooks. When their agencies unexpectedly merge and Evie and Carter find themselves in direct competition, their fling takes a detour into mischief and antagonism—until they realize they have a common enemy.
Holly Root, Waxman Leavell Agency. Starred review from April 1, In star-studded Hollywood, a blossoming romance between two talent agents grinds to a halt when their agencies merge and there’s only enough room for one of them. Evie Abbey and Carter Aaron have the ultimate meet-cute when they both show up solo to a couples’ Halloween party thrown by mutual friends.
As the only single people in attendance, they bond over the awkwardness of their situation and the coincidence that they’re both dressed as characters from Harry Potter. Since they both know how demanding an agent’s schedule can be, they try to keep things platonic, until they experience one mind-blowing date. But there’s no morning-after glow once they arrive at their offices Monday morning to learn that their agencies have merged and the two of them will be working together until their contracts are up and a decision can be made on who stays and who goes.
Though Evie and Carter do their best to act as a team, Evie’s frustration at the boys’ club atmosphere that emerges turns their workplace competition into a full-blown battle of the sexes.
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Thanks to everyone who commented in a civil and respectful manner. I am surprised at the constant popularity of this post. However, remember that it was written in March , after I left Vancouver mostly heartbroken and disillusioned. Immigration can be an issue, but racism is barbaric and is swiftly removed. This post is entirely my own opinion, based on my personal experience and has no claim to objectivity.
It just represents my truth.
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This has changed over the past few decades because of the dramatic advances in digital imaging technologies and computer power. One of the best examples of this was the computer artistry of Ray Downing, whose digital re-creation of Jesus based on the Shroud was documented in “The Real Face of Jesus” program that appeared on the History Channel. In the past few years, digital artists around the world have been able to render their own interpretations of how Jesus may have appeared based on the Shroud and these show up from time to time on the internet.
However, throughout all those years, not one artist has attempted to create an interpretation of what Mary, Mother of Jesus looked like based on the Shroud image. Until now, that is. In July of my good friends Bill and Belenna Lauto directed me to the website of digital artist Dean Packwood in Taupo, New Zealand and shared his beautiful, photorealistic rendition of Mary, Mother of Jesus with me.
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Because his father, Alexander Stirling Calder, received public commissions, the family traversed the country throughout Calder’s childhood. Calder was encouraged to create, and from the age of eight he always had his own workshop wherever the family lived. For Christmas in , Calder presented his parents with two of his first sculptures, a tiny dog and duck cut from a brass sheet and bent into formation.
The duck is kinetic—it rocks back and forth when tapped. Even at age eleven, his facility in handling materials was apparent. Despite his talents, Calder did not originally set out to become an artist. He instead enrolled at the Stevens Institute of Technology after high school and graduated in with an engineering degree. Calder worked for several years after graduation at various jobs, including as a hydraulics and automotive engineer, timekeeper in a logging camp, and fireman in a ship’s boiler room.
While serving in the latter occupation, on a ship from New York bound for San Francisco, Calder awoke on the deck to see both a brilliant sunrise and a scintillating full moon; each was visible on opposite horizons the ship then lay off the Guatemalan coast. The experience made a lasting impression on Calder: Calder committed to becoming an artist shortly thereafter, and in he moved to New York and enrolled at the Art Students League.
He also took a job illustrating for the National Police Gazette, which sent him to the Ringling Bros. The circus became a lifelong interest of Calder’s, and after moving to Paris in , he created his Cirque Calder, a complex and unique body of art. The assemblage included diminutive performers, animals, and props he had observed at the Ringling Bros.
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It certainly made me uncomfortable. It will make you question the world and yourself. Greenwood simply tells the story in beautiful language and brings the characters to life so vividly they live in your memory long after you close the book. It is up to the reader to pass judgement, to feel and react. It is a poignant story that is simultaneously achingly sad and utterly hilarious.
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The festivals in Canada in this regard also show the same. It is a surprise to many that people from all over the world join these festivals. In the wake of advancement in science and technology, the significance of books is being reduced a lot. In the case of Canada, this just never happens which means that there are a lot of books lovers in the country. A tourist can explore the country in books as the style of writing of most says it all.
Kicking of the Canadian tour with anyone of the literary festivals below will definitely blow the mind of the visitor.
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She had previously served as a School Board member with the Green Party from — In , she was awarded the Queen’s Jubilee medal in recognition of her leadership role on this initiative. City of compassion and opportunity Downtown Eastside Plan: Councillor Reimer spearheaded the City’s first-ever comprehensive local area planning process for the Downtown Eastside.
Passed in March , the plan aims to improve the lives of the Downtown Eastside’s low-income residents while enabling new housing and economic growth in the inner city. Reconciliation with Aboriginal Peoples: