Rose Wild

@TimesArchive

I'm the Archive Editor of The Times, digging up bits of weird history from 1785 to the present day

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Does eating badgers cure asthma? (maybe not)

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Unfinished, ugly, slipshod - The Times not impressed by the Impressionists, 1883

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The Times obituary of Degas, published September 28, 1917

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"That the world will ever see beauty in Le Dejeuner sur l'Herbe is not to be believed" Times art critic #Manet

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Duke & Duchess of Cambridge had slightly more diplomatic visit to Solomons than Duke of Edinburgh

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Armed manhunt after Harry Roberts shoots dead two police officers & accomplices kill third, London, 1966

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The awful death of Isadora Duncan #otd 1927

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US and British Olympic teams in dispute over "unfairness" and bad judging decisions (1908)

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US Olympic tug-of-war team accuse Brits of cheating - by wearing police boots (1908)

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The Times obituary of Thomas Gainsborough 1788 (part 3) #otd

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The Times obituary of Thomas Gainsborough 1788 (part2) #otd

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The Times obituary of Thomas Gainsborough, 1788 (part1) #otd

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"I would have loved to have been President" - Gore Vidal 1976

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How to celebrate the abolition of slavery - August 1, 1834 #otd

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Coming 2nd is not a failure! Britain's medal score in 1948 Olympics

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Why can't Britain get more medals? It's not the boring food! #1948Olympics

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Remember Goldie the eagle? Escaped from London Zoo twice in 1965

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Amelia Earhart's last flight. July 2 1937

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Here it is! Vauxhall rowing match #otd 1792

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Love your Liptrap blog - here's his marriage notice to the naughty Elizabeth, Jan 18, 1790

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