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Mantua of the Month – May

Mantua, 1760s © Victoria and Albert Museum, London This mantua and petticoat dates from the 1760s. It is shaped from French silk, and features an undulating ermine motif. The design mimics the ermine fur trim, which is often seen in royal portraiture....
From: A Fashionable Business on 2 May 2020

Solving Mysteries in the SBT Archives: Ethel Webling and Herbert Beerbohm Tree

Solving Mysteries in the SBT Archives: Ethel Webling and Herbert Beerbohm Tree By Ella Hawkins   Tucked away in the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust’s Rare Books strongroom is an item that has until recently been shrouded in mystery: a unique edition...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 21 Mar 2017

Shakespeare’s World in 100 objects: number 84, a Quill pen

Today’s Shakespeare in 100 objects blog is by Stephanie Appleton, Doctoral Researcher in History at the University of Birmingham. ‘Her maid is gone, and she prepares to write, First hovering o’er the paper with her quill…’ (The Rape of Lucrece,...
From: Finding Shakespeare on 15 Aug 2013