Over the past few months Hillary Clinton launched the 1001 Inventions exhibition in California, Jim Al-Khalili brought 1001 Inventions to life at the Cheltenham Science Festival, the new ‘Arabick Roots’ exhibition opened in London, the Sacred Spaces project developed, the Isfizari project was announced, 1001 Inventions won Best Touring Exhibition and a competition in which you could WIN £1000 was launched.
FSTC Newsletter 8 - September Issue 2011
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The painting Lady Mary Wortley Montagu with her son, Edward Wortley Montagu, and attendants attributed to Jean Baptiste Vanmour (oil on canvas, circa 1717). © National Portrait Gallery, London: NPG 3924.
Trew, C.J., Plantae selectae quarum imagines ad exemplaria naturalia Londini, in hortis curiosorum nutrit, vol. 8: t. 73 (1771) [G.D. Ehret] (Source: Wikipedia) Figs in Muslim Spain Figs may not have had the economic importance of olives, they afford an excellent example of the intensification of agriculture in Islamic Spain, manifest in the dazzling variety of the fruit available to consumers... Read More >>>
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