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 …

Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage Museum- The Children 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 …