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Last chance to see this exhibition @RAMMuseum on African textiles, closing 6 Sep ow.ly/R8jJm
Explore 4,000 years of writing in ancient Egypt in an exhibition @wrexhammuseums until 6 Sep ow.ly/R8jKP
The collections of the @ImperialWarMuseums present stories of wartime life from many perspectives. During the First World War, hunger seriously affected the civilian populations of all the combatant nations. Germany introduced numerous government controls on food production and sale, and these ratio
See these dramatic large-scale prints from #IndigenousAustralia @BedesWorld until 6 Sep ow.ly/R8jML
Don’t miss these @britishmuseum objects around the UK in touring exhibitions & spotlight loans ow.ly/QLMnx
In the First World War Galleries of @ImperialWarMuseums there are many stories of what life was like for ordinary civilians. These ration books show how staple foodstuffs like meat, butter and sugar were carefully distributed in the UK, where hunger caused by naval blockages was a serious threat on
Today for #MuseumInstaSwap we’re exploring the fascinating First World War Galleries at @ImperialWarMuseums, to learn more about the impact of the war on ordinary people. Hunger seriously affected the civilian populations of all the combatant nations. Agriculture and food distribution suffered as a
This week on @instagram we’ve joined up with other London museums to highlight our shared stories. Our partner is @imperialwarmuseums, whose incredible collection brings people’s experiences of modern war and conflict to life. Follow #MuseumInstaSwap to discover some of the intriguing connections we
Trace the history of dogs from around the world in this book @BMshop #NationalDogDay ow.ly/RnX6Z
This amazing silverpoint by Dürer is a highlight of our #metalpoint exhibition #NationalDogDay ow.ly/Ro1Wi
From a mummy to 20th-century cufflinks, here's a collection of cute canines! #NationalDogDay ow.ly/Ro1k3
English artist George Stubbs was born #onthisday in 1724, famous for his paintings of animals ow.ly/RlZdu
During #WWI the belongings of POWs were catalogued and stored @britishmuseum #MuseumInstaSwap ow.ly/RlwLO
Today for #MuseumInstaSwap we explored @I_W_M's photo archives to discover @britishmuseum's surprising role in #WWI
Child’s play? Today’s #MysteryObject is mancala board from Sierra Leone used for playing games ow.ly/R8hzf
This photo from the archives at @imperialwarmuseums shows how the British Museum was used as part of the 'Prisoners of War Information Bureau' during the First World War. Here we see parcels containing the belongings of German soldiers who were killed in action. The bureau would have returned these
It’s time for this week’s #MysteryObject! What do you think this object is?
Another photo from the archives at @imperialwarmuseums shows how the British Museum was used as part of the 'Prisoners of War Information Bureau' during the First World War. The bureau, based at 49 Wellington Street in London, compiled a register of all foreign enemies, combatant and civilian, who w
In the photo archives at @imperialwarmuseums we discovered that the British Museum was used as part of the 'Prisoners of War Information Bureau' during the First World War. The bureau, based at 49 Wellington Street in London, compiled a register of all foreign enemies, combatant and civilian, who we
Today for #MuseumInstaSwap we are exploring the incredible photo archives at @imperialwarmuseums, and discovering the surprising role that the British Museum played during the First World War. IWM has nearly 11 million photographs, covering all aspects of modern conflict from the Crimean War to the
Ludwig II of Bavaria, born #onthisday in 1845, commissioned Neuschwanstein castle to be built ow.ly/RkmSW
Find out more about AD 410 and its importance to Roman history in this book @BMshop ow.ly/ADbrW
Rome was sacked by the Visigoths #otd in 410. It had not fallen to a foreign enemy in 800 yrs ow.ly/RixXe




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