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From the Archive: The President’s chair

At meetings of the British Academy’s Council, the President sits at the table in an ornate wooden chair, designed in a medieval style, bearing the letters ‘H H’ on it. But why does the Academy have such an unusual piece of furniture? A letter recently found in the archives throws some light on the matter.

• Karen Syrett

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, Issue 27 (February 2016).

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