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 …

Su Blackwell and Her Delicate Paper Worlds at the Brontë Parsonage Museum- An Article by Elena Lago

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The tradition of books with moving images begun in the Middle Ages and still survives today, with the mesmerising beauty of pop-up books. Those early precious volumes, equipped with mechanical parts and moving devices, were scientific or esoteric publications where small contraptions allowed images, planets and various objects to move on the delicate pages of …

Lynn Setterington: Sew near – Sew far, An Article by Elena Lago

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Lynn Setterington can be defined as a “texile artist”. Many of her artworks are shown in the most important British galleries, like the Victorian  & Albert Museum. Born in Yorkshire, she started to practice Kantha embroidery in the Nineties, a peculiar kind of stitching used in Bengal to recover unused saris. Setterington had the chance …

Two objects for Emily Brontë’s bicentenary- July 30th 2018

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To celebrate Emily Brontë’s bicentenary we got inspired by the amazing exhibition Making Thunder Roar, and we have decided to tell you about two objects that belonged to Emily. We chose these objects among those we have seen during our visits at the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth.  Serena: What does Emily mean to you? Last time we went to Haworth …

A room of… his own- Branwell’s new studio at the Brontë Parsonage Museum

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Today we remember Patrick Branwell Brontë‘s death, and that’s why we’d like to write something about this obscure brother of the Brontë sisters- a man who we learnt to know better during this year. As a matter of fact, this year is entirely dedicated to Branwell, as it is his bicentenary year, and all eyes …