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What’s in a Name? Choosing a Name for a Baby

Posted on July 29th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

‘A rose by any other name would smell as sweet’ Inspired by the brief air of mystery that surrounded the naming of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s baby, George Alexander Louis, we thought we’d share some articles from the Archive that explore all the various naming conventions that exist for babies. The first article […]

Found in The British Newspaper Archive – Animals dressed in clothes . . .

Posted on June 25th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

From roller-skating chimpanzees in top hats and dogs dressed as clowns to aristo-cats in customised prams, dressing up our pets in people’s clothes has long been an endearingly eccentric trait of some animal lovers in the UK. As you can imagine, The Archive contains some wonderful photos and colourful stories that capture this desire to […]