Summer 2018 Selfie Challenge

 

  Just for starters, here are some suggestions –

Science:
  • Dr John Snow’s Broad street water pump, of cholera fame
  • St Mary’s hospital where Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin
Biology:
  • Natural History Museum
  • Hunterian Museum
  • Grant Museum of Zoology, UCL
  • King’s College Franklin-Wilkins Building, co-discoverers of DNA
  • St Mary’s Hospital, site of Fleming’s discovery of penicillin
  • Nightingale Museum
  • Broad Street pump, site of cholera outbreak and John Snow’s study of its causes
  • Museum at St Bart’s Hospital
  • Old Operating Theatre, London Bridge
  • Wellcome Collection
  • British Dental Association Museum
Chemistry:
  • Christopher Ingold building UCL (my old stomping ground)
  • The Royal Institution of Great Britain 21 Albemarle Street Site of the famous Christmas lectures started by Sir Humphrey Davy
  • Burlington House, London Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Imperial College London Department of Chemistry London SW7 2AZ, UK
  • Imperial Chemical House Millbank, London, England, near the west end of Lambeth Bridge
  • Bryant and May Match factory (now flats) Fairfield Road Near Bow. (I actually lived in there for a year)
Physics:
  • Monument to the Great Fire of London / references to Robert Hooke
  • Whispering gallery @ St Paul’s Cathedral
  • Location of Marconi’s first radio transmission @ The General Post Office
  • Blackfriars Bridge (a Brunel creation)
  • The Faraday museum
  • The Royal Society
  • The Royal Astronomical Society
  • The Greenwich Observatory
History:
  • The tower of London and Tower Bridge
  • Greenwich:  The Painted Hall, Cutty Sark, Royal Observatory, National Maritime museum
  • Albert Memorial
  • Buckingham Palace
  • Hampton Court Palace
  • Kensington Palace and gardens
  • Trafalgar Square
  • The Monument  
  • Westminster Abbey
  • St Paul’s Cathedral
  • Southwark Cathedral
  • Churchill Cabinet War Rooms and Museum
  • Pudding Lane
  • Baker Street
  • Windsor Castle (may be a bit of a stretch!)
Geography:
  • Thames Barrier
  • Excel / dome / re-generation site
  • Stratford Olympic Park – regeneration site
  • Kew Gardens
Music
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Barbican
  • Royal Festival Hall
  • Abbey Road Zebra Crossing
  • Ronnie Scott's
  • Royal College of Music
  • Tin Pan Alley