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 …

Christmas greetings from the Brontës- Small Pictures for Greeting Cards

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In England, the custom of sending and giving Christmas cards begun in the Nineteenth century, but in countries like Germany or Holland it had already started in the Fifteenth century, with typical spirit tablets representing Saint Nicholas. The habit of sending Christmas cards as we know it today though, only spread in 1843. In that year …

The most beautiful poems by Emily Brontë

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Emily Jane Brontë died on this day in 1848. Today we’d love to remember her by reading some of her poems. As a matter of fact, her masterpiece Wuthering Heights is not Emily’s only legacy. Here are some of the most beautiful poems by Emily Brontë, and we can’t wait to share them with you …

Brontë curiosities: Haworth – An Article by Maddalena De Leo

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The name “Haworth” comes from Old English and it means “farm surrounded by a hedge”- because all farms in the past used to be enclosed by a fence. The name of the village is not mentioned in the Domesday Book [1]. The railway we can still visit today in Haworth, with the typical steam locomotive, …

Rings- 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 …