The "Purple Sapphire"
8th Annual Symposium 2008
"Treasures: Decorative, Egyptian and Musical: More from Heron-Allen’s Collections"
The eighth annual Heron-Allen Symposium will be held at the Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London at 11.00am on Saturday 5 July 2008.
Coffee will be available from 10.30.
Palaeontology Demonstration Room (The Dorothea Bate Room) and Heron-Allen Library.
Meet at the Visitors Reception, on the left, inside the main entrance to the Museum on Cromwell Road. The nearest Underground Station is South Kensington.
Lunch has been arranged at Pierino’s Italian Restaurant in Thurlow Place near to the Museum. Those wishing to attend the lunch should book with Dr John Whittaker at the Natural History Museum (Tel. 0207-942-5132.
During the day we hope to visit Heron-Allen’s Room at the Museum (The Gavin de Beer Room), and “The Purple Sapphire” in The Vault.