Thursday, 25 February 2010

War, Plague & Fire

They say that one of the signs of ageing is that police officers look like 6th-form schoolboys. I must be getting really ancient, because this photo shows what appears to me to be an 11-year-old schoolgirl. She is Meriel Jeater, Curator of the Museum of London's new gallery War, Plague & Fire (1550s-1660s) which opened this week. Catchy title that. The new gallery covers an area of history from the accession of Elizabeth 1 in 1558 to the Great Fire of 1666. Just what you need to keep the kiddies happy over the Easter holidays.


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