Dr Barbara Gribling is an Honorary Fellow in Modern British History at Durham University. She is currently writing a book on child consumers of medieval history and heritage through exhibitions, visits to museums and heritage sites, historical pageants, literature, toys and games from the Victorian era to interwar Britain. Her work examines medievalism, consumer culture and national identity. She has published a book on the Black Prince's image in Georgian and Victorian England (2017), co-edited a collection on chivalry and the medieval past (2016) and has written about child visitors to Madame Tussaud's in the Victorian and Edwardian eras (2018)
Science and the City: Spaces and geographies of Metropolitan Science
This paper explores ways in which the spaces and geographies of three institutional sites of early-modern London – the Royal Mint, Trinity House and East India House – shaped and were shaped by their associated communities of knowledge and practice.
Review: Behind the Exhibit: Displaying Science and Technology at the World’s Fairs and Museums in the Twentieth Century