Margarette Lincoln joined the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich in 1988. She headed up curatorial and collections departments from 1998, and was Deputy Director from 2007 to 2015. She is now a Visiting Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London. Before taking up a museum career she was a university lecturer and she also managed digital projects. Her exhibition and gallery work has involved much writing for popular audiences. She has contributed to and edited the catalogues for major exhibitions: Nelson & Napoléon (2005); Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution (2015). Her books include Representing the Navy: British Sea Power 1750–1815 (2002); Naval Wives and Mistresses 1745–1815 (2007, rpt 2011), and British Pirates and Society, 1680–1730 (2014).
LONDON’S MARITIME WORLD tells the story of London in the age of the Pacific explorer James Cook and Admiral Nelson, looking at the important roles played in these decades by ordinary people in London’s crowded maritime districts.
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