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Book, Illustration, Image
A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature is a work of natural history by Oliver Goldsmith. First published in 1774 in...
Published in 1893, the year after Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s death, this book features a selection of Julia Margaret Camero...
Manuscript, Photograph, Illustration, Image Created date: 1875
In 1874 Alfred, Lord Tennyson asked Julia Margaret Cameron to photographically illustrate a new edition of Idylls of the...
Book, Manuscript annotation
In this extract we see Alfred Lord Tennyson interacting with a work of criticism on his own poetry. Throughout his caree...
Manuscript Created date: 31 July 1869
This is the manuscript for ‘Brother and Sister’, a sonnet sequence which recreates George Eliot’s Warwickshire childhood...
Manuscript, Notebook, Fair copy Created date: estimated 1842
These 32 pages belong to a notebook owned by Charlotte Brontë and were used for French classes. They were written out wh...
Euclid was a Greek mathematician who lived in the 3rd and 4th centuries BC. He taught in Alexandria, and developed there...
Manuscript Created date: 1863
The manuscript poems shown here, written in Alfred Lord Tennyson’s hand, are examples of Tennyson experimenting with cla...
The defining poem of the Victorian age In Memoriam A.H.H. was written over a period of 17 years, from 1833 to 1850. Ove...
Manuscript, Letter, Ephemera Created date: 6 December 1859
George Eliot wrote this letter to the Swiss artist François D’Albert Durade at the end of 1859. Earlier in the ye...
Manuscript, Letter, Ephemera Created date: 15 September 1870
George Eliot wrote this letter to her friend Emilia Francis Pattison two months before she started writing her novel Mid...
Manuscript, Letter, Ephemera Created date: 16 December 1872
This is a letter from the novelist George Eliot to her friend Emilia Francis Pattison. The letter offers a glimpse into ...
Manuscript, Letter, Ephemera Created date: 17 May 1880
Isaac Evans wrote this letter to his sister, the novelist George Eliot, to congratulate her on her recent marriage to Jo...
Manuscript Created date: 1870
George Eliot wrote the dramatic poem ‘Armgart’ in 1870. It was published the following year. Shortly after she completed...
Manuscript, Fair copy Created date: 1871-72
George Eliot’s novel Middlemarch (1871–72), subtitled ‘A Study of Provincial Life’, follows the lives of the inhabitants...