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Pamphlet, Illustration, Image
During the mid-1930s and 40s George Orwell became an avid collector of pamphlets. His astounding collection, totalling m...
This poster, with its stylised figures, simple, bright colours and bold design, depicts ‘A Worker Sweeping the Criminals...
In artistic terms, World War One is mostly remembered through literature and poetry, but composers responded to the conf...
Manuscript, Periodical, Ephemera, Drawing, Illustration, Image
The Charleston Bulletin was a handwritten, illustrated family newspaper created by Quentin and Julian Bell in the summer...
These few pages are some of the surviving fragments of E M Forster’s draft for the last novel published during his lifet...
Manuscript, Diary, Ephemera, Photograph, Image
The British Library holds the papers of Lady Ottoline Morrell, consisting of diaries, notebooks, letters and photographs...
Manuscript, Letter, Ephemera
These are some of the letters that E M Forster sent to his friend and fellow writer Lytton Strachey, one of the core mem...
Manuscript, Typescript, Letter, Ephemera
Harriet Shaw Weaver first published James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man in The Egoist, where it ran in...
This map of the northern parts of the Persian Gulf was attached to the Bahrain oil concession agreement supporting the n...
Manuscript, Notebook, Draft
Contained within three notebooks, this is the working draft for one of Virginia Woolf's most famous novels, Mrs Dalloway...
How do we know about the active service of German soldiers? A German soldier’s active service was recorded in 3 separate...
This collection of photographs shows the Irish novelist James Joyce, as well as members of his family and some of his as...
Manuscript, Photograph, Image
George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion became an international phenomenon after it premiered in Vienna in 1913 as a German tran...
These three photographs are from the 1990 Chicago production of Our Country’s Good that was staged by Remains Theatre a...
This poster, for the first Bauhaus exhibition in 1923, shows the School’s experimental style, its use of geometric shape...