Author Archives: Nick

Handsome Devils, or, Whiskers and the Men Who Wore Them

As we on the CLIR survey team have discovered in the hundreds of photographs we have encountered since beginning our work last April, the gentlemen and ladies who strolled the streets of 19th-century Brooklyn took great care to stay up … Continue reading

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Celebrate Forefathers Day!

My favorite holiday of the year is nearly upon us, and I think the time is right for a celebratory BHS blog post!  Sure, while there are many holidays populating the month of December, I think we can all agree … Continue reading

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Drama on the High Seas

A colleague here at BHS recently informed me that the National Archives of the UK has made its collection of Royal Navy surgeons’ journals entirely accessible online.  This immediately reminded me of a small collection of nautical journals that the … Continue reading

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