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Listen now, Great Pan he calls us

Pre-Raphaelite British artist and designer, Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones was born in Birmingham on 28th August 1833. As a Pre-Raphaelite artist, Burne-Jones’ was influenced by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. 371 more words

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O. Doughty and J.E. Wahl’s Letters of Dante Gabriel Rossetti (Vol II)

O’Doughty and J.E. Wahl’s Letters of Dante Gabriel Rossetti Vol II (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1965)

In 1866 Dante Gabriel Rossetti declared ‘the epoch of preraphaelitism was a short one which is quite over & will be never be renewed’. 1,414 more words


Stunner The Fall and Rise of Fanny Cornforth

Fanny Cornforth: a woman loathed, loved, and despised? An enigmatic elephant, a prostitute, a muse?[1] Fanny, the woman we all know and yet know very little about. 2,082 more words


Sunday Morning -- Victoriana of the Week

Another art glass auction.

Tiffany Studios’ “Angel of Resurrection” memorial window, from the Church of the Redeemer in Newark, New York, was put up for sale last week as part of… 25 more words


"Goddess and Maiden and Queen"

Those who know me probably have some knowledge of my preoccupation with the story of Persephone (which began rather a long time before it became the topic of my MA dissertation), and so it will come as no surprise that it is with great pleasure that I am revisiting the myth in my current research, this time with the focus on the fatal fruit itself – the pomegranate. 486 more words

Rapunzel by William Morris

The below is an extract from William Morris’ The Defence of Guinevere.[1] This section is from Rapunzel.

Rapunzel sings from the tower. 343 more words