Maritime Lecture Series: Displaying the Arctic in Greenwich

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21 September 2017 | 11am - 12.30pm
National Maritime Museum
Talks & courses

Unearth the shocking story of Franklin's final expedition in this lecture series. 

This lecture will examine the ways in which the Arctic has been represented through museum displays in Greenwich for over 150 years, from the early displays of the relics of the 1845 Franklin expedition to the forthcoming Polar Worlds gallery in 2018. It will demonstrate what has changed and what has stayed the same in the interpretation of Arctic histories, through the collections of Royal Museums Greenwich, and ask whose stories have been told when and why.  

Presented by Royal Museums Greenwich curator, Claire Warrior,

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