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Recent additions to online exhibitions

These are the most recent additions to our online exhibitions. Just choose the one you'd like to see. You can then zoom in on the images.

Fire insurance maps and plans

Fire insurance maps and plans

Britain and the American Civil War

Photographs, letters and artefacts highlighting Britain's role in the American Civil War

Maps of the UK

A fascinating sampling of maps depicting places in the United Kingdom

The Spice Trail: food and flavours from Southeast Asia

Natural history drawings from Indonesia and Malaysia

Points of View: Capturing the 19th Century in Photographs

Follow photography from its invention

Henry VIII: Man and Monarch

Key documents from the life and times of the pious yet bloodthirsty king

Caribbean views: personal selections by Mike Phillips

Mike Phillips gives his personal response to the Caribbean views exhibition

Asia, Pacific & Africa Collections

A portrait of the Indian subcontinent, in 15,000 images from our Asia, Pacific & Africa collections.

Early photographically illustrated books

Images of Victorian Britain captured in 1,500 original photographic book illustrations

Crace Collection of Maps of London

Over 1200 maps and plans of the capital: a fascinating collection brought together by the Victorian designer, Frederick Crace

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