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Map Created date: 1925
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...
Manuscript Created date: early 19th – early 20th century
An album of Baha’i calligraphy including childhood calligraphic exercises by Baha’u’llah and tablets by Baha’u’llah copi...
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 ...
Booklet Created date: 1914-1944
How do we know about the active service of German soldiers? A German soldier’s active service was recorded in 3 separate...
Photograph, Image Created date: c. 1925
Charlie Chaplin in costume as his iconic character, ‘The Tramp’. The promotional photograph is from a scene in his 1925 ...
Photograph, Image Created date: 1888–1938
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 Created date: 1914; estimated 1932; 1923; whole collection 1914–49
George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion became an international phenomenon after it premiered in Vienna in 1913 as a German tran...
Photograph, Image Created date: 1900; whole collection 1988–93
These three photographs are from the 1990 Chicago production of Our Country’s Good that was staged by Remains Theatre a...
Artwork, Image Created date: c. 1924–25
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 Created date: 1925
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 Created date: December 1925
The Charleston Bulletin was a handwritten, illustrated family newspaper created by Quentin and Julian Bell in the summer...
Engraving, View Created date: 1779-1786
Between 1779 and 1786 William Watts published The Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, in a Collection of the most interest...