May 26th, 2017

A day in oxford with Rachael

Gillian and Rachael at Blackwell's Bookshop, Oxford. England's biggest bookshop.
Mural by Edward Bawden, 1973
Blackwell's Bookshop, Oxford.
The Magna Carta
Weston Library, Oxford



Old Town Hall, Oxford
Old road sign from the 1930's, Oxford
Oxford Castle from the Motte and Bailey castle mound. The castle was built in 1071 by Robert D'Oilly.
Oxford Castle from the top of the Motte and Bailey castle mound.
Remaining mound of the original Motte and Bailey castle, Oxford
Gillian and Rachael on top of the Motte and Bailey castle mound, Oxford
Inside a cell at Oxford Castle
The fetter of Mary Blandy
Oxford Castle
The window from which Empress
Matilda
made her escape.
Oxford Castle
.
Gillian and Rachael having a picknick lunch in the grounds of Christ Church College, Oxford
Gillian and Rachael in front of Christ Church College, Oxford
Christ Church College, Oxford
All Souls College Sundial produced by Christopher Wren in 1658
Hertford Bridge, often called "the Bridge of Sighs", Oxford
Statue of Edward Clarendon on the Clarendon building
The spherical Astrolabe, 1480. Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Gillian at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Equinoctial Diail, 1716
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Diptych dial, 1578
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Napier bones
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Arithmometer by Thomas de Colmar. First commercially produced calculating machine, 1820.
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Thatcher's cylindrical slide rule, 1890
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
The Fowler Calculator
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

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