The London Scene essays by Virginia Woolf, from Good Housekeeping magazine

Description

The London Scene is a series of six essays by Virginia Woolf that vividly explore life in 1930s London, guiding the reader through its streets and buildings and past its inhabitants. Originally commissioned by the popular women’s magazine, Good Housekeeping, the essays are an example of Woolf’s lesser-known commercial journalism.

Shown here are the first two essays from the series, ‘The Docks of London’ and ‘Oxford Street Tide’.

Full title:
Good Housekeeping
Published:
1931–32, London
Publisher:  
Hearst Magazines UK
Format:
Periodical / Illustration / Image
Language:
English
Creator:
Virginia Woolf, Robin Tanner, S G Hulme Beaman, Good Housekeeping, Jessie Wilcox Smith
Usage terms

Virginia Woolf: © The Society of Authors as the Literary Representative of the Estate of Virginia Woolf. You may not use the material for commercial purposes. Please credit the copyright holder when reusing this work.

Good Housekeeping: This material is in the Public Domain.

Robin Tanner: © Crafts Study Centre, University for the Creative Arts. Published under a Creative Commons Non-Commercial Licence.

S G Hulme Beaman: This material is in the Public Domain.

Jessie Wilcox Smith: This material is in the Public Domain.

Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
P.P.1524.dac.

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