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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...
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...
An Enquiry into the Duties of the Female Sex is a religious conduct manual by Thomas Gisborne (1758–1846), aimed mainly ...
Coventry Patmore's popular, long narrative poem The Angel in the House was published in parts between 1854 and 1862. Ins...
Euclid was a Greek mathematician who lived in the 3rd and 4th centuries BC. He taught in Alexandria, and developed there...
Daniel Deronda, the last novel by George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans, 1819–1880), depicted a more sophisticated and sensitive ...
John Ruskin's essay 'Of Queen’s Gardens' was originally given as a public lecture before being published in his two-essa...
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: 1857-58
This is the manuscript for George Eliot’s first full-length novel, Adam Bede (1859). It tells of carpenter Adam’s love f...
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...
Manuscript Created date: 1859-60
Shown here are selected pages from the manuscript of The Mill on the Floss (1860), George Eliot’s second full-length nov...