Featured image: The Irving Trust Company Building, New Yok, 1931, RGS-IBG

Upcoming Collections event

Departures - Alasdair MacLeod

[In-person] An evening illustrating the preparation, planning and moment of departure for a range of historic expeditions linked to the Society’s historic Collections.

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