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PLUMAGE & PARLIAMENT

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This year marks the 100th anniversary of the passing of the Importation of Plumage (Prohibition) Act. So, here’s ten things you need to know about this seminal piece of legislation. This blog was written by Richard Ward, Assistant Archives Officer. …

BOMBAY TO BATTERSEA: SHAPURJI SAKLATVALA – A POLITICAN LIKE NO OTHER

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Licence: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs National Portrait Gallery To mark South Asian Heritage Month, here’s a profile of Shapurji Saklatvala, a pioneering British Parliamentarian of Indian birth. Prepare to be enlightened about The Man, The Myth, The Marxist. This blog was …