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In these manuscript notes, Angela Carter reveals how important the Granada cinema in Tooting was to her. Carter chose th...
Manuscript, Draft, Notebook
This collection of yellow writing pads and loose manuscript sheets contain notes for Wise Children, the 1991 novel by An...
This is a selection from Nightwood (1936), a novel by the artist and writer Djuna Barnes (1892–1982), with a preface wri...
This is the notebook that Angela Carter used to record research and ideas for Wise Children, her 1991 novel about twins,...
These photographs are from Max Reinhardt's extravagant and spectacular 1935 Hollywood production of A Midsummer Night's...
Manuscript, Postcard, Ephemera, Print, Image
J G Ballard sent this postcard of Mae West, a painting by Salvador Dalí, to Angela Carter on 4 December 1991. He ...
Ephemera, Illustration, Image
Ellen Terry (1847–1928) was a leading Victorian actress whose career spanned seven decades. Born into a theatrical famil...
Musical score, Illustration, Image
This is the score for ‘Rose of England’, a patriotic song from the 1937 musical Crest of the Wave. The music is by Ivor ...
Map, Ephemera, Image
This opening from the Handy Reference Atlas of London, and Suburbs (1908) features Shakespeare Road in Brixton, south Lo...
Book, Illustration, Image
The Canterbury Theatre, in Lambeth, south London, was the UK’s first purpose built music hall venue. Originally named th...
This painting is The Fight between Carnival and Lent (1559), by Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c. 1525–1569). It shows some o...
Manuscript, Typescript, Draft
These undated typescripts contain the second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth successive drafts of Chapter One of Wise Ch...