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Notebook Created date: 1955
Dame Anne McLaren (1927 – 2007) was a developmental biologist who pioneered techniques that led to human in vitro fertil...
Manuscript, Typescript, Draft, script Created date: 1956
These are selected pages from the script of Look Back in Anger as it was submitted to the Lord Chamberlain’s Office in 1...
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: 1956
Philatelic item - Stamp Created date: 1956-58
The £1 stamp issued in the reign of King George VI shows 'Tobacco Growing & Cigar Making'. The first £1 stamp for Queen ...
Games and toys Created date: c.1950-59
This jigsaw puzzle was produced by the games manufacturer, Waddingtons of Leeds. Entitled Signing of Magna Charta, the p...
Letter Created date: 1946
Alan Mathison Turing (1912-1954) was a mathematician and computer scientist. He is best known for his code-breaking work...
Manuscript, Letter Created date: before 1956
John Osborne’s most famous play, Look Back in Anger (1956), was based on his marriage to actor Pamela Lane. In the play,...
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...
Typescript Created date: 1956
Like every new play produced in Britain until 1968, Look Back in Anger was submitted to the Lord Chamberlain’s Office to...
Journal Created date: 1948
William Ross Ashby (1903-1972) was a pioneer in cybernetics – the study of the control of human and animal systems by te...
Photograph, Image Created date: 27th May 1956
This photograph shows an unnamed woman disembarking from a ship which had recently landed in Southampton Docks, in May 1...
Photograph, Image Created date: 1956
In this image from the original production of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger, Alison (Mary Ure) is ironing while Clif...
Photograph, Image Created date: 1956
The Calypso singer and musician, Lord Kitchener, holding a double bass.