Posts tagged with ‘Books’

  • Feb102016
    A Shakespeare triptych

    The Shakespeare triptych

    Three paintings in praise of Shakespeare: 1 a map of Europe with the plays shown in their approximate location, 2.…

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  • Nov202015
    Shakespeare map

    All the plays of Shakespeare

    A painting of all the plays of Shakespeare as a map with the plays shown in their approximate location.

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  • Feb032015
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    The death of Johannes Gutenberg – 3 February 1468

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    Where would humanity be without the stone axe, the wheel, the plough, the compass and the steam engine? Likewise the…

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  • Jul112013
    To Kill A Mockingbird

    Harper Lee publishes To Kill A Mockingbird – 11 July 1960

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    “…Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ‘em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.”…

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  • Dec082010
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    Audubon’s Birds of America

    “With the exception of the mockingbird, I know no species so gay and frolicksome” Audubon wrote of the red-headed woodpecker…

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  • Jan132010

    Van Gogh’s Letters: the books

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    After 15 years of work, the Van Gogh Museum has published an astonishing six volume set of the complete letters…

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  • Feb202008
    David Attenborough

    A moment with David Attenborough

    Last night I dreamt me and Moth arrived in New Zealand and met David Attenborough, who was expecting us and…

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