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Illustrations by guest comic artist Sammy Borras. Story by Florence Okoye and Kerry Lotzof.
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Museum archivist Laura Brown offers a peek behind-the-scenes at the Museum from 1912 to 1914, when suffragists were fighting for the vote.
Meet the first person to illustrate a book with photographic images.
Mary was a pioneering palaeontologist and fossil collector. Her lifetime was a constellation of firsts.
Whether liaising with cannibals or escaping giant spider webs, Cheesman took the challenges of perilous fieldwork - and patriarchal views - in her stride.
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