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‘Mazeppa’ is a poem by Lord Byron based on a Ukrainian story about a young man who is punished for an illicit relationsh...
Book, Illustration, Image
Medical knowledge improved steadily during the 18th century owing to a better understanding of human physiology, assiste...
This manuscript is in the handwriting of Marianne Hunt, the wife of Leigh Hunt. Leigh Hunt was a poet, critic and the ed...
Newspaper, Advertisement, Ephemera
As well as visiting Physicians or Surgeons, people in need of medical help during the 18th century could also turn to ap...
Percy Bysshe Shelley's poem ‘Alastor’ begins as an exploration of the ideal in landscape and womanhood, but soon becomes...
This is an extract from the 1815 Apothecaries Act, which sought to professionalise medical practice by introducing forma...
Lord Byron wrote his third canto of Childe Harold as he travelled through Belgium and up the Rhine to Switzerland, havin...
This review of John Keats’s long poem Endymion (1818) is the fourth of a series of articles attacking the ‘Cockney Schoo...
This book – which includes copies of John Keats’s poetry in his own hand – has travelled around the world. How did it e...
Who published Don Juan? Lord Byron, who had been living abroad since 1816, was not fully aware of the political situati...
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The publication of the first cantos of Lord Byron's Don Juan coincided with the politically charged atmosphere of the se...
An engraving of Guy's Hospital, London.
‘If I have deviated into the gloomy vanity of “drawing from self,”’ Lord George Byron wrote in the dedication to The Cor...
This is the first edition of John Keats’s long, mythological poem Endymion: A Poetic Romance. It begins with an inscript...
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Waking from a dream in the summer of 1764, Horace Walpole put pen to paper and wrote solidly for two months. The end res...