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Crown copyright, National Records of Scotland, SP13/7
The Declaration of Arbroath

2020 marked the 700th anniversary of the Declaration of Arbroath, one of Scotland's most important historical artefacts. Explore the document in detail and listen to our podcast.

Objects associated with Robert the Bruce

Robert I, also known as Robert Bruce, was king of Scots from 1306 to 1329. Follow his journey from coronation to grave through objects associated with this famous warrior.

The Declaration of Arbroath Panel Discussion

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Home furnishings

Britain in the late nineteenth century experienced a revolution in domestic comfort as rising living standards (the consequence of cheap food imports) generated surplus income for ordinary householders which was spent by many on home furnishings.

The wood engraving profession

From the professionalisation of wood engraving during the first half of the 19th century, the trade had virtually disappeared by the beginning of the 20th century.

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