Comb- Treasures From the Brontë Parsonage Museum

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We are very proud to announce that this year The Sisters’ Room is collaborating with the Brontë Parsonage Museum. On the last Friday of each month we will publish special contents curated by the experts of the museum.  Let’s have a look at what’s inside the closets, drawers and cupboards at the Parsonage. You will find in this new section some of the objects that belonged to …

Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage Museum- Mr. Brontë’s Bedroom

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On the second floor, across the landing, there is Mr. Brontë’s bedroom. At the beginning Mr. and Mrs. Brontë used to sleep in another bedroom, but when Mary died in 1821, the Reverend moved to this room. Later on, during Branwell’s most difficult period of his life and illness, the Reverend shared this room with …

Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage Museum- Charlotte’s Room

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Charlotte Brontë’s room is located on the second floor, on the right of the children’s study. It is a bright, large room with a big window and a small fireplace. Last summer, on the occasion of Charlotte Brontë’s bicentenary, some of her personal belongings were displayed in this room, like Charlotte Brontë’s tiny spectacles, some …

Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage Museum- The Children’s Study

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The Children’s Study is a very small room on the first floor, particularly associated with the Brontës as children, and, later, with Emily. When the Brontës moved into the Parsonage in 1820, and when they used to spend time in this room, it was wider than the one we can see today: in fact the …

Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage Museum- The Grandfather Clock

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Today, in our Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage, we want to tell you about a very peculiar object: the grandfather clock which can be found halfway going up the stairs that lead to the family’s bedrooms. It is a wonderful mahogany pendulum clock placed inside a recess in the wall, but despite its location …