Photograph of Orwell feeding Muriel the goat by Collings


George Orwell and Eileen O’Shaughnessy kept several farm animals at their home in Wallington. This photograph shows Orwell feeding his goat Muriel, who was probably the inspiration for the homonymous character in Animal Farm.

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