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  • 'A Parody', a Gothic sketch by Branwell Brontë

    Manuscript, Artwork, Image Created date: estimated 1848

    This ink sketch by Branwell Brontë, brother to Emily and Charlotte Brontë, depicts a skeleton – Death – summoning a figu...

  • Brontë juvenilia: 'Battell Book'

    Manuscript, Artwork, Image Created date: 1827

    This is one of the earliest little books by the Brontë children to survive. Not surprisingly, given that he was the driv...

  • Brontë juvenilia: 'Blackwood's Young Men's Magazin...

    Manuscript, Fair copy, Artwork, Image Created date: December 1829

    Written in minute characters in imitation of print, this tiny book is the December 1829 issue of Blackwood’s Young Men’s...

  • Brontë juvenilia: The History of Angria

    Manuscript, Fair copy, Artwork, Image Created date: estimated 1836-37

    As teenagers and young adults, Charlotte, Branwell, Emily and Anne Brontë all wrote stories set in imaginary worlds. Gla...

  • Brontë juvenilia: 'The History of the Young Men'

    Manuscript, Fair copy, Artwork, Image Created date: 15 December 1830-7 May 1831

    ‘The History of the Young Men: From Their First Settlement to the Present Time’ is the fictional chronicle of 12 adventu...

  • Rural scene by Branwell Brontë

    Manuscript, Artwork, Image Created date: 2 June 1829

    A pencil drawing by Branwell Brontë, brother to Charlotte and Emily, drawn in 1829. The tiny note on the bottom left cor...