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This treatise on diseases of the chest and the stethoscope was published in 1825, when the stethoscope was still a relat...
This early piece of social investigative journalism was written by Henry Mayhew in September 1849 for The Morning Chroni...
This broadsheet gives advice to the people of Woodbridge, a small town in Suffolk, about protecting themselves against c...
Serial, Illustration, Image
This is the cover of Book I of Middlemarch, entitled ‘Miss Brooke’. George Eliot’s novel was published in eight instalme...
Manuscript, Letter, Ephemera Created date: 6 November 1847-17 October 1850
Writer and critic George Henry Lewes lauded Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre (1847) in his review for Fraser’s Magazine of D...
Book, Illustration, Image
This is the first volume of a 1797 edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, a general-knowledge encyclopaedia arranged a...
In contrast to the revolutionary terror that gripped France at the end of the 18th century, the campaigns for political ...
This is the first issue of the medical journal The Lancet. Founded by the surgeon Thomas Wakley in 1823,The Lancet was t...
This volume of the medical journal The Lancet contains issues from 1831 and 1832. The pages shown here discuss the role ...
These prints are the work of illustrator John Doyle (using the familiar pseudonym of ‘H.B.’), who for over 20 years duri...
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 ...
Look About You is a 1828 political tract against Catholic emancipation. It takes the form of a fictional dialogue betwee...
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...