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After publishing the renowned Bloody Chamber and Other Stories in 1979, Angela Carter’s name and work became fundamental...
Dame Anne McLaren (1927 – 2007) was a developmental biologist who pioneered techniques that led to human in vitro fertil...
The bleating of a common snipe, recorded in Hampshire, England, by A. Rex Ashby.
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’....
Alan Mathison Turing (1912-1954) was a mathematician and computer scientist. He is best known for his code-breaking work...
William Ross Ashby (1903-1972) was a pioneer in cybernetics – the study of the control of human and animal systems by te...
This production of The Merchant of Venice was performed in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1987, directed by Bill Alexander. Depi...
These three photographs are from the 1990 Chicago production of Our Country’s Good that was staged by Remains Theatre a...
Postcard, Ephemera, Photograph, Illustration, Image
Angela Carter's archive contains vast numbers of postcards sent from around the world between herself and friends and fa...
Harry Jacobs set up his photography studio in south London in the late 1950s. It is estimated that he took nearly 60,000...
Manuscript, Sketchbook, Artwork, Drawing, Image
These pen and pencil drawings are from sketchbooks belonging to the poet Ted Hughes. They reveal Hughes as a skilled dra...
Feminism was key to challenging established orthodoxy around women’s mental health, both in terms of diagnosis and care....
Much feminist campaigning in the 1980s and early 1990s centred around male sexual violence towards women. Demonstrators ...
In covering the full range of women’s health and mental health issues, Spare Rib was always frank and open. Articles oft...