We seldom get the opportunity to hear women’s voices in these stories about nineteenth century archaeology and science. Nelly Lubbock, John’s first wife, provides a rare glimpse into her travels with him in an article she wrote about their Scandinavian trip in 1863. This final story in September is basedRead More →

John Lubbock shared a love for prehistoric archaeology with many colleagues across Europe, in the days before photography and the internet. Visiting archaeological sites discovered, talking with those excavating them, and collecting samples of finds, was an important way of sharing information and ideas. John was also a natural scientistRead More →