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Taken from the British Library’s Eccles collection, this is an actor’s edition of Oscar Wilde’s play The Importance of B...
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, Playscript Created date: 1892–1893
Oscar Wilde’s play A Woman of No Importance is a satirical comedy about the moral hypocrisy of English upper class socie...
Newspaper, Ephemera Created date: 1894
This newspaper clipping was inserted into a copy of the 1894 edition of Oscar Wilde’s play Salomé; it comes from ...
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...
Oscar Wilde’s play A Woman of No Importance is a satire on English upper class morality and society’s double standards f...
These month-themed illustrations show off the skills of the caricaturist George Cruikshank at their best: the scenes are...
Manuscript, Draft, Typescript, Playscript Created date: 1892–1893
This manuscript includes two typed versions of Oscar Wilde’s play A Woman of No Importance with autograph additions and ...