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 …

Virtual Tour of the Brontë Parsonage Museum- The Kitchen

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The kitchen as we see it today at the Brontë Parsonage Museum is not the kitchen as the Brontës used to know it, since, following Patrick Brontë’s death in 1861 the Parsonge became the home of the Revd. John Wade, who made several alterations to the house, the kitchen being the room most affected by …

Our Guest: Interview To Ann Dinsdale, Principal Curator at the Brontë Parsonage Museum

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As always, everytime we get back to Haworth, the first place we want to see is the Brontë Parsonage Museum. Last August, during our visit, we had the chance to interview in person the Principal Curator of the Museum, Ann Dinsdale. She really is a charming person, so passionate, knowledgeable, and kind. Meet her through her words, …

From Branwell’s Drawers: A Parody

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Today is the 167th anniversary of Patrick Branwell Bontё’s death; author of the Pillar Portrait and only male sibling of the Brontë family, Patrick is often considered as the “invisible” and “forgotten” brother, the one who wasted his own talent by living an infernal life and giving scandal. He died aged 31 on this day, …