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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...
Manuscript Created date: 1934
This manuscript of the prologue to Alban Berg’s opera Lulu was presented by the composer to Arnold Schoenberg, to whom t...
Illustration, Image, Newspaper
The British Union of Fascists was founded by Sir Oswald Mosley (1896-1980) in 1932, and attracted considerable support u...
Object, Photograph, Illustration Created date: 1934
In June 1934, a major historical pageant was held on the water meadow at Runnymede to raise money for local hospitals an...
Sound recording Created date: 1926 (re-released by Symposium Records in 1992)
This wartime Cello Sonata (1916), by the English composer Frederick Delius, was written for the cellist Beatrice Harriso...
Sound recording Created date: 1928. Re-released by EMI in 1990
Frederick Delius’s Brigg Fair (1907) is a set of variations for large orchestra based on the folksong ‘Unto Brigg Fair’....
H G Wells was an accomplished cartoonist, and his letters contain many examples of his appealing ‘picshuas’ as he called...
Legal document Created date: October 1936
Prior to 1934 James Joyce’s novel Ulysses was effectively outlawed in North America. In 1920 a prosecution for obscenity...
Letter Created date: 15 March 1934
Like Edward Clark, the conductor Adrian Boult (1889–1983) was a champion of contemporary music in the early part of the ...
Manuscript, Typescript, Letter, Draft, Ephemera, Image, Illustration Created date: 1934–65
The poet T S Eliot wrote a series of nonsense verse based on his friends' cats, first published in 1939 (and later adapt...
Manuscript, Draft, script Created date: 1934
In 1914 George Bernard Shaw predicted that the cinema would ‘form the mind of England. The national conscience, the nati...
Ephemera, Photograph, Facsimile, Image Created date: 6 June 1934
This is the passport for Ms Anthony Ayah. Issued in the town of Ootacamund in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, it would h...
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: 1888–1938
This collection of photographs shows the Irish novelist James Joyce, as well as members of his family and some of his as...
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...