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Reading Museum Service has collections that span wide areas of history, archaeology, art and the natural world. The Album provides an opportunity to view some of the diverse items preserved by the museum and to obtain information on themes relating to the collections and the local environment and history. This is a growing area of the site and new objects and themes will be added often, so please check back regularly.

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Henry I and Reading Abbey

Did you know that Henry I was buried in Reading? Find out about him here.

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Happy the Robot!

Find out about this small intelligent robot invented by the University of Reading's department of Cybernetics.

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Henry Addington - Prime Minister

Former Prime Minister Viscount Sidmouth had several local connections and lived just east of Reading.

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Huntley & Palmers Biscuit Machine

Find out about the story of Reading's world famous biscuit-making company.

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Huntley & Palmers War Biscuit

Reading's biscuit factory supplied the British Army with essential rations for soldiers in the trenches.

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Henry Marriage Wallis

Honorary Curator of Zoology in the early years of Reading Museum, Wallis was the originator of the Thames Water Collection (see Thames Water Collection entry in The Album).

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Horse Chestnut Leaf Miner

The horse chestnut leaf miner is a tiny moth with a big impact. Find out how it brings an early autumn to horse chestnut trees across southern England.

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Horseshoe Crab

Find out more about these unusual living fossils!

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Harlequin Ladybirds

The Harlequin Ladybird arrived in Britain in 2004. Could it be a threat to our native ladybird species?

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