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Nature

Scientific Journal published by Macmillan's. Created by Norman Lockyer to 'provide cultivated readers with an accessible forum for reading about advances in scientific knowledge' The journal's name was taken from a line by Wordsworth 'To the solid ground of nature trusts the mind that builds for aye'.

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Nature

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Sir Norman Lockyer

English Heritage Sir Norman Lockyer, 1836-1920, Astronomer, Physicist, and Fo...

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Jeffrey Bernard

Jeffrey Bernard

Journalist. Born 11 Hampstead Square. His chaotic life, spent mainly in the bar of the Coach and Horses, Greek Street, led to the play 'Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell' by Keith Waterhouse, the title bei...

Person, Journalism / Publishing

1 memorial
Jean-Paul Marat

Jean-Paul Marat

Physician, political theorist, scientist, radical journalist and politician from the French Revolution. Murdered in his bath by Charlotte Corday.

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Medicine, Nationalism, Politics & Administration, France, Switzerland

1 memorial
Smith, Elder & Co.

Smith, Elder & Co.

Publishers at 65 Cornhill (the picture) until 1868.  Also at 15 Waterloo Place. Their first big success was Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.   They also published: Thackeray, Darwin, Ruskin, Browning...

Group, Commerce, Journalism / Publishing, Literature

1 memorial
Sunbeam

Sunbeam

Children's comic published by James Henderson and Sons. It featured 'Dr Rhino's Jolly Jungle Boys' and 'Willie And Winnie And Wuffles The Pup'. Originally called 'Sparks' it went through various ch...

Fiction, Children, Journalism / Publishing

1 memorial
Ruth First

Ruth First

South African freedom fighter. Born Johannesburg. Married Slovo in 1949. Killed by a parcel bomb addressed to her in Mozambique where she was living in exile.

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Nationalism, Race Issues, Africa, South Africa

1 memorial