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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...
A Memoir of Jane Austen, published in 1869, is the earliest full-length biography of Jane Austen, and the only one writt...
The Russian composer Aleksandr Mosolov was born in Kiev on 29 July 1900 and died in Moscow on 12 July 1973. He received...
This chart plots the locations and movements of the Allied and German ships between 5.30pm and 5.48pm during the Battle...
This wartime Cello Sonata (1916), by the English composer Frederick Delius, was written for the cellist Beatrice Harriso...
Manuscript, Diary, Ephemera, Photograph, Image
The British Library holds the papers of Lady Ottoline Morrell, consisting of diaries, notebooks, letters and photographs...
From 1925 to 1928 W H Auden was a student at Oxford University, where he met Stephen Spender, Louis MacNeice and Cecil D...
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...
Virginia Woolf composed this essay on the cinema after watching The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, the 1920 German expressioni...
The County of London, GSGS. no. 3786A. on two sheets was produced by the Ordnance Survey Office in 1926.
Between 1779 and 1786 William Watts published The Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, in a Collection of the most interest...
Original artwork, Illustration, Image
Step into the world of Pooh, Christopher Robin and their friends in the Hundred Acre Wood. These sketches and line drawi...