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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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Georgiana Peel’s Recollections of Edward Lear

Lady Georgiana Peel, née Lady Georgiana Adelaide Russell, (1836-1922) was Archibald Peel’s second wife; he was a friend Edward Lear frequently mentioned in the diaries. A book of her memoirs was published in 1920 by her daughter; unfortunately, the editing … Continue reading

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