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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...
Established in Tottenham Court Road, London in 1931, the Bombay Emporium was part of a growing number of Indian grocery...
This advertisement highlights the growing number of Indian eating establishments across Britain in the first half of the...
Photograph, Image Created date: 1937
Sigmund Freud was the founder of psychoanalysis and his work permanently changed our understanding of the human unconsci...
This pamphlet contains the answers to a political questionnaire issued by the poet and activist Nancy Cunard in 1937. Th...
Musical score, Manuscript Created date: 1937
The British composer Benjamin Britten wrote the incidental music for W H Auden and Christopher’s Isherwood’s play The As...
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’....
Sound recording Created date: BBC broadcast, 1 April 1937
Frederick Delius’s orchestral suite Florida, composed in 1887, was performed only once in his lifetime, at a private run...
Object Created date: 1937
Vivien Leigh played the role of Titania in Tyrone Guthrie’s 1937 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The costume fo...
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...
Map Created date: 1937
This world map, commissioned by the General Post Office (GPO) in 1937, depicts the international steamship network of th...
Manuscript, Typescript, Draft Created date: 1936–40
This is a manuscript draft of 'The Ballad of the Mari Lwyd’ by Vernon Watkins (1906–1967), with annotations by T S Eliot...
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. 1937
This image is from the 1937 Mercury Theatre production of Julius Caesar, directed by Orson Welles, and subtitled Death o...