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Card, Illustration, Image Created date: c. 19th century
Sir Henry Cole devised the first Christmas card in 1843, but it wasn’t until the 1880s that festive cards were mass prod...
Manuscript, Draft, Note Created date: 1885
This handwritten draft manuscript formed part of an article written by Oscar Wilde for the journal The Nineteenth Centur...
Photograph, Image Created date: 1877-1905
This collection of charming and poignant photographs chart Oscar Wilde's life from his youth at university, to his exile...
These month-themed illustrations show off the skills of the caricaturist George Cruikshank at their best: the scenes are...
Section 11 of this piece of legislation – the Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885 – was used to send Oscar Wilde to prison i...