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The Society of Arts and the encouragement of Mineralogy and Geology 1754-1900


The Society of Arts and the encouragement of Mineralogy and Geology 1754-1900

November 9, 2017 09:00am - 05:00pmBurlington House, Piccadilly, London , W1J 0BG


Hugh Torrens is chairing the panel discussion at this meeting on 9th November. Papers cover the Society’s awards for producing county maps, the campaign for a national water supply, the Society’s encouragement of the British marble industry, Humphry Davy and mineral collection, the Crystal Palace dinosaurs, the Royal School of Mines outreach programme and making sense of mineralogy in the 19th century, providing an overview of the RSA’s encouragement of these new earth sciences. Tickets £35 for HOGG/Geol Soc & William Shipley Group members or £45 for non-members, includes lunch and refreshments.  Full details and booking here:

http://historyofgeologygroup.co.uk/the-society-of-arts-and-the-encouragement-of-mineralogy-and-geology-1754-1900/