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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...
This wartime Cello Sonata (1916), by the English composer Frederick Delius, was written for the cellist Beatrice Harriso...
Manuscript, Ephemera, Photograph, Image, Illustration
This double-sided sketchbook was created by Derek Jarman (1942‒1994), the film-maker, artist and gay rights campaigner. ...
Newspaper, Artwork, Photograph, Image
‘Eight Arms To Hold You' is Hanif Kureishi’s essay on the Beatles and pop music. This is a press clipping of its first p...
Magazine, Comic, Illustration, Image
The Beano is one of the oldest-running comics in the UK. These issues from almost 70 years ago feature Minnie the Minx a...
Kenneth Armitage photographed by Ida Kar, vintage bromide print, 1954. © National Portrait Gallery, London. Image not li...
Alan Mathison Turing (1912-1954) was a mathematician and computer scientist. He is best known for his code-breaking work...
Manuscript, Letter, Poem
Having migrated from Jamaica in 1948, James Berry set about fulfilling his dream of becoming a creative writer. He publi...
Manuscript, Notebook, Draft
Originally created as a bedtime story for his own children, The Iron Man is among Ted Hughes’s best known books for chil...
In these manuscript notes, Angela Carter reveals how important the Granada cinema in Tooting was to her. Carter chose th...
Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell by Roger Fry, oil on canvas, circa 1923. 21 1/4 in. x 17 3/4 in. (540 ...
Manuscript, Notebook, Artwork, Drawing, Image
This collection of loose papers is a selection from a larger collection of material written and stored by Ted Hughes in...
William Ross Ashby (1903-1972) was a pioneer in cybernetics – the study of the control of human and animal systems by te...
These three photographs are from the 1990 Chicago production of Our Country’s Good that was staged by Remains Theatre a...