With Reference To

Quentin Cooper presents a series exploring the value of reference collections and the oddities they contain.

Episodes

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01Teeth20020819

This edition features a multitude of teeth at the Odontological Museum in London.

01Teeth20020819

This edition features a multitude of teeth at the Odontological Museum in London.

02English Dialects20020826

This edition features some of the hundreds of voice recordings in the Survey of English Dialects.

02English Dialects20020826

This edition features some of the hundreds of voice recordings in the Survey of English Dialects.

03Herbarium20020902

This edition features the herbarium of the Natural History Museum.

03Herbarium20020902

This edition features the herbarium of the Natural History Museum.

04Polar Ice Cones20020909

This edition examines the British Antarctic Survey's archive of polar ice cores.

04Polar Ice Cones20020909

This edition examines the British Antarctic Survey's archive of polar ice cores.

05Gin Bottles20020916

This edition examines the archives of spirit manufacturer Diageo, which contains gin bottles going back to the 1760s.

05Gin Bottles20020916

This edition examines the archives of spirit manufacturer Diageo, which contains gin bottles going back to the 1760s.