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A Japanese propaganda map drawn by Kisaburō Ohara and published in Tokyo by Suketarō Nishida in 1904. Produced at the o...
These cigarette cards, and others such as Philips cigarettes, were typical collectors items at the turn of the 20th cent...
This is an early draft of E M Forster’s novel A Room with a View. The novel was published in 1908, but Forster had begun...
‘Monteriano’ is an earlier title for E M Forster’s first novel, Where Angels Fear to Tread, published in 1905. Where is...
Ethel Barns was active as a composer, violinist and pianist. She studied at the Royal Academy of Music with Ebenezer Pro...
Book, Illustration, Image
This is Charles A Buchel’s painting of a primitive but emotionally powerful Caliban, played by Herbert Beerbohm Tree in ...
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From the 1720s the parishes of London, like those elsewhere in the country, began to create their own workhouses. In the...
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The Irish poet and artist Althea Gyles produced these five monchrome illustrations for a pirated edition of Oscar Wilde'...
Charles Alban Buckler’s watercolour view of the ruins of Llanthony Priory in Monmouthshire shows him continuing in the t...
This photograph shows Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett, who chaired the NUWSS (National Union of Women's Suffrage Societie...
This photograph depicts a scene from Act 3 of the original Moscow Art Theatre Group production of Chekhov's The Cherry O...
Ayahs were employed by British families to look after their children on the sea voyage home. On arrival in Britain, they...
An album of production stills from Oscar Wilde's play The Importance of Being Earnest, which was first performed in 1895...
This collection of photographs shows the Irish novelist James Joyce, as well as members of his family and some of his as...
This collection of charming and poignant photographs chart Oscar Wilde's life from his youth at university, to his exile...