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This political postcard comments on the social effects caused by private ownership of land and property in London and We...
Pamphlet, Illustration, Image
During the mid-1930s and 40s George Orwell became an avid collector of pamphlets. His astounding collection, totalling m...
An album of Baha’i calligraphy including childhood calligraphic exercises by Baha’u’llah and tablets by Baha’u’llah copi...
Printed book, Illustration, Image
Do you know the story of Hansel and Gretel? The fairy tale is found in this book, from 1925, which collects some of the ...
Book, Illustration, Image
Oscar Wilde’s (1854–1900) only novel The Picture of Dorian Gray is the Faust-like tale of a man who devotes his life to ...
How do we know about the active service of German soldiers? A German soldier’s active service was recorded in 3 separate...
Charlie Chaplin in costume as his iconic character, ‘The Tramp’. The promotional photograph is from a scene in his 1925 ...
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...
Dora Carrington painted this portrait of E M Forster in 1920, when Forster was 41 and already a very successful novelist...
Pamphlet, Ephemera, Advertisement, Illustration, Image
Dating from 1925, this is a theatre programme for a play by Lytton Strachey entitled A Son of Heaven: A Tragic Melodrama...
Paper folding book
What is this? This small, folding book contains the text of the Heart Sūtra (in Sanskrit Prajñāpāramitāhṛdaya) re...
Manuscript, Periodical, Ephemera, Drawing, Illustration, Image
The Charleston Bulletin was a handwritten, illustrated family newspaper created by Quentin and Julian Bell in the summer...
Between 1779 and 1786 William Watts published The Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, in a Collection of the most interest...