When I walk past this plaque on the staircase in Belgravia House I often think about who we would include if we were to update it. The RCVS annual report for 1924/25 records the plaque as being funded by an anonymous donor; however there are a series of letters in the Frederick Smith Collection which show that […]
Search the library catalogue for Isambard Kingdom Brunel, born on this day in 1806, and you will find one entry – for William Youatt’s book The Horse: its history, breeds, and management to which is appended, a treatise on draught first published in 1831. The link to Brunel? The inclusion of his ‘treatise on draught’ – […]
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