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Andrew Carnegie and the Dinosaur

Did You Know…

..that there is a vital link between Dippy the Dinosaur and Andrew Carnegie?

In “Dippy the Dinosaur and Andrew Carnegie“, Jean Barclay tells us about the famous replica of a Diplodocus skeleton in the Natural History Museum, and how it was created thanks to Andrew Carnegie.

From January to May 2019, it will be on show at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow.

Adam Smith in Dunfermline

Did You Know..

..that Adam Smith is said to have shocked the good citizens of Dunfermline on the Sabbath?

In the Unexpected Appearance of Adam Smith, Dr Jean Barclay relates an incident where the famous philosopher and economist, Adam Smith, was found wandering about the streets of Dunfermline in a dressing gown and cap.