A lecture on the History of Wallpapers
With her privileged background Berthe Morisot was, perhaps, an unlikely recruit to the Impressionist cause.
We examine Kenneth Grahame’s classic tale of Ratty, Mole, and the incorrigible Mr Toad, which has been illustrated by more than ninety artists since it was first published in 1908.
The cartoonist, Carl Giles, once said that he loved his creation, Grandma Giles – that fearsome, black-clad, gambling, drinking battleaxe.
Early Christians celebrated Christmas at the same time as the ancient Romans were feasting and partying for their pagan Saturnalia festival.