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One day into the first big snowstorm of 2015, I have measured two feet in my backyard, but my inches could be padded a bit by drift. No school today and...
Emily Butterworth’s discussion of
materiality and reputation in the Renaissance began with an eighteenth-century
mustard pot. This was an expensive... A farthing tradesman’s token issued at the sign of the Lobster by the maypole in the Strand, Westminster.
The above copper farthing token measures... It is my pleasure to welcome Regan Walker back to the salon with the last in a three part post regarding faith in Georgian England. Parts one and two were... In one of the supplements in the UK’s Times newspaper last weekend was a brief article making predictions in fashion for the coming year. Amongst them... The director and fellows of the Institut d’Études Avancées de Paris—where I am currently serving as a Résident (Residential Fellow) during the... The image of a rattlesnake was used as a symbol of the American colonies from the beginning of the French and Indian War to the end of the War for Independence.... England’s first professional female playwright was a member of the royal court, a spy for England, a personal friend of some of the greatest actors and... After a long, busy autumn term of teaching and running a research project (hence the gap in blog posts, apologies), last week I finally ventured back into...
Find out about actor and manager, Sir Frank Benson, and his relationship with the townsfolk of Stratford-upon-Avon.
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