One of the most soothing documentaries I have watched in the last 12 months was the @BBCFOUR Handmade in Mexico with an episode on hand #embroidering the traditional #huipil. So much skill all in glorious technicolour. Photograph Chloe Sayer, garments @V_and_A
I found this #photo c.1953 of St. Francis School for Girls (1946-1972) at "Whindown", West Down Road, #Bexhill #Sussex, from our old "Bexhill Schools" exhibition. Actor Julie Christie went to school at St. Francis. #School #schools #History #1950s #education #classroom
I MASSIVELY recommend this - Emilia is based 17th century poet Emilia Bassano - rumoured to be Shakespeare's "Dark Lady" - and its a madly inventive, funny and furious couple of hours. The final scene is FIRE. Every woman I've taken to see it has had ALL THE EMOTIONS. https://t.co/ajzsZIu09g
📣 TIME TO LISTEN! 📣
Want to hear that ROAR again? 🔥Emilia is BACK! 🙌🏾🙌🏽🙌🏻
Join us for the Online Premiere of our archive recording - available for two weeks only from 10-24 November.
🎟️ Booking is open NOW! #SaveTheArts #WeAreEmilia
Having gained uneasy fame & fortune as the nation's heroine for rescuing shipwreck survivors, Grace Darling died of TB #OTD 1842, aged 26. Wordsworth committed her deed to verse & over a dozen portrait painters sailed to her island home to capture the 'girl with windswept hair'.
Omar Ibn Said, portrait ca. 1850, in Randolph Linsly Simpson African-American collection @YCAL_JWJ https://t.co/xYDV3EA6hV
Recommended resource: Omar Ibn Said Collection @librarycongress
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