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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...
Draft, Manuscript Created date: before March 1891
These three sides of paper contain some of Oscar Wilde’s most famous sayings in draft form. A ‘dogma’ is a belief, autho...
Manuscript, Draft, Playscript Created date: 1891
This manuscript is the first draft of Oscar Wilde’s play Lady Windermere’s Fan, which was first performed at St James’s ...
Manuscript, Draft, Notebook Created date: 1891–1892
Oscar Wilde began creating characters and plotlines and composing dialogue for A Woman of No Importance in this inexpens...
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...