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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...
Book, Photograph, Image
Published in 1935, Aircraft celebrates flight and casts the aeroplane as the pinnacle of modern technological achievemen...
Manuscript, Typescript, Draft, Object
When little Charlie Bucket finds the last golden ticket to Mr Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, he sets off on an irresis...
Original artwork, Illustration, Image
These paintings were made by the author and illustrator Judith Kerr when she was a child. Judith was born in Berlin in 1...
This wartime Cello Sonata (1916), by the English composer Frederick Delius, was written for the cellist Beatrice Harriso...
Frederick Delius’s Brigg Fair (1907) is a set of variations for large orchestra based on the folksong ‘Unto Brigg Fair’....
Manuscript, Typescript, Letter, Draft, Ephemera, Image, Illustration
The poet T S Eliot wrote a series of comical nonsense verses called Practical Cats. The collection was first published i...
This pattern-sheet, drawn on paper, is a sort of sampler of designs for use in manuscript illumination. It illustrates t...
How do we know about the active service of German soldiers? A German soldier’s active service was recorded in 3 separate...
This photograph shows Jamaican journalist and activist Amy Ashwood Garvey at a demonstration organised by the Internatio...
This collection of photographs shows the Irish novelist James Joyce, as well as members of his family and some of his as...
These photographs are from Max Reinhardt's extravagant and spectacular 1935 Hollywood production of A Midsummer Night's...
These three photographs are from the 1990 Chicago production of Our Country’s Good that was staged by Remains Theatre a...
Book, Illustration, Image
Published in London in 1935, Tales of Mystery and Imagination contains short stories by American author Edgar Allan Poe ...