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Vivien Noakes’s Edward Lear Archive at Somerville College

Stephen Duckworth reports: On 6 July 2016 a celebration took place at Somerville College Oxford to celebrate the Edward Lear archive of Vivien Noakes, which has generously been given to the College by Michael Noakes.   The archive includes copies … Continue reading

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J.R. Green on Edward Lear in 1871

Writing to Miss Olga von Glehn from Villa Congreve (also), San Remo, on 10 March 1871, John Richard Green states: I have just been seeing Lear’s pictures packed off for the Academy. I shall be home just in time for a … Continue reading

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Edward Lear’s Diaries Blog News

Tomorrow I will resume posting Edward Lear’s diaries from the date I stopped over a year ago. I will try to publish two-three entries a day until I reach the end of 1865, at which point Lear will be in … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, View over San Remo from Villa Congreve

Over at the Edward Lear Society website an article appeared on 12 October showing a watercolour picture by Edward Lear of a San Remo view which also includes two figures in the foreground: It was shown during BBC One’s Antiques Roadshow, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear on the BBC

I periodically check the BBC website for news on Edward Lear and especially programmes relating to him; my latest find is a dramatization of “The Jumblies” for the Storytime series on BBC School Radio. But of particular interest will be next … Continue reading

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More Summer Reading

It seems I missed several more articles on Edward Lear: Marroni, Francesco. “Byron, Edward Lear and the Riddle of Albania.” Skills and Tools to the Cultural Heritage and Cultural Tourism Management. Eds. Santoro, Sara, Eva Subias and Gloria Bolzoni. Teramo: Edizioni D’Errico, … Continue reading

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Edward Lear and Charles Kingsley

From Notes and Queries, n.s. 16.6 (Vol. 214), June 1969, pp. 216-217: An Edward Lear Letter to Charles Kingsley Apparently, Edward Lear and Charles Kingsley never became personally acquainted. No records are presently known to attest sucha relationship. However, after … Continue reading

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