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Manuscript, Letter, Ephemera
In this letter Robert Browning conveys his anger over unkind criticism of his late wife, Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Bro...
In 1843 Alexander Macmillan and his brother Daniel opened their first bookshop together in Cambridge and thus began one ...
In this manuscript copy of Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Thomas Hardy's revisions to speech are revealing. Many represent a...
Mapmaking was not always about faithful geographic reproduction. It could be about plain amusement too. A popular subjec...
Newspaper, Ephemera, Illustration, Image
This newspaper article contains a brief autobiographical study of Britain’s first qualified female doctor, Mary Scharlie...
This collection of charming and poignant photographs chart Oscar Wilde's life from his youth at university, to his exile...
In the mid-1800s, women’s clothing reflected their constricted lives. Tight corsets under voluminous skirts were uncomfo...