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Manuscript, Notebook Created date: 1939/40–46/47
This is an extract from one of George Orwell’s literary notebooks, which he probably used in different periods of his li...
Manuscript, Letter, Ephemera, Photograph, Image Created date: 28 September 1912; photograph before 1906; whole volume 1911–14
Dated 28 September 1912, this letter from the artist Duncan Grant describes preparations for Roger Fry’s Second Post-Imp...
Manuscript, Typescript, Letter, Ephemera Created date: 13 July 1944
In 1944 T S Eliot, then director at Faber & Faber, wrote back to George Orwell rejecting his novella Animal Farm. While ...
This is the dust jacket of the first edition of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, published by Secker & Warburg in 1...
Manuscript, Typescript, Diary Created date: 17 September 1940; 1940–41
George Orwell was a diligent diarist, keeping several notebooks to note down his thoughts on current events and record h...
Manuscript, Typescript, Draft Created date: estimated 1945
This is the fair copy of ‘The Freedom of the Press’, which George Orwell wrote as a preface for his novella Animal Farm....
George Orwell wrote this review of Eugene Lyons’s memoir Assignment in Utopia (1937) in June 1938, two months after the ...
In this article for the New Statesman, George Orwell reviews a set of political and religious pamphlets, discussing thei...
Photograph, Image Created date: 1913
Now recognised as one the most significant musical masterpieces of the 20th century, Stravinsky’s ballet, The Rite of Sp...
Periodical, Newspaper, Ephemera
Kingsley Martin, editor in chief of the New Statesman and Nation, wrote this review of George Orwell’s Animal Farm in 19...
Samuel Solomonovich Koteliansky (1880–1955) was a Russian translator and literary associate who arrived in Britain in 19...
Pamphlet Created date: 1847
The Communist Manifesto (Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei) has been described as the single most important piece of ...