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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...
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’....
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...
Drawing, Paper Created date: Before 1935
This pattern-sheet, drawn on paper, is a sort of sampler of designs for use in manuscript illumination. It illustrates t...
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: 2 September 1935
This photograph shows Jamaican journalist and activist Amy Ashwood Garvey at a demonstration organised by the Internatio...
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: 1935
These photographs are from Max Reinhardt's extravagant and spectacular 1935 Hollywood production of A Midsummer Night's...
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...
Book, Illustration, Image
Published in London in 1935, Tales of Mystery and Imagination contains short stories by American author Edgar Allan Poe ...
Manuscript, Postcard, Letter, Ephemera Created date: 29 May 1934, c. 1930s; whole volume 1920–99
These two postcards were sent from the novelist Virginia Woolf to her sister’s housekeeper, Grace Higgens. Initially emp...
Harold Moody moved to England from Jamaica in 1904 and founded the League of Coloured Peoples (LCP) in 1931. Dedicated t...