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The articles you retrieve are subject to copyright protection under applicable law.A historic UFO audio archive documenting the beginning of the modern UFO era has been made available online.The archive was compiled by Wendy Connors and Roderick Dyke, and re-discovered and made available online by Isaac Koi and Giuliano Marinkovic.Canonical western philosophers have historically focused on universals in the human experience, including the universal of death, but they have given much less attention to birth.Here, Berkeley philosopher Anna Hennessey considers how childbirth and natality have become philosophy's last taboo.These historic documents dating from 1846 chart the taste, lifestyle and social standing of Henry Poole’s great, good and not so good clients.
Henry Poole & Co created the Evening Suit (dinner jacket) in 1865 for Edward VII, the then Prince of Wales and has clothed royal households and heads of state across Europe.
They have survived the Luftwaffe, the ravages of those who tidy up and I hope the attention of a modern binder.
The task of rebinding the books has already taken nine years.’ The Wyvern Bindery Founded in 1990, The Wyvern Bindery is a bespoke bookbinders located in the heart of Clerkenwell.
Angus Cundey, Chairman of the family firm now in its seventh generation says, ‘The archive of Henry Poole & Co is thought to be the longest surviving record of any tailor in the world and includes orders for General de Gaulle, Prince Otto von Bismarck and Benjamin Disraeli.’ The 130 hand-inscribed books survived two world wars, despite suffering severe water damage when an oil bomb fell on 37-39 Savile Row in 1940.
Mouldy and covered in dust, they lay overlooked for several decades, until Henry Poole & Co approached The Wyvern Bindery with the task of rebinding them.
She was a founding member of the Project Sign Historical Group, which brought together people related to the Air Force’s original UFO investigation program.