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The American Library Association is Reissuing David Bowie’s Iconic ‘READ’ Poster

In addition to being a beloved musician, artist, and actor, David Bowie was also an avid reader.

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Read to Win the War: 13 Vintage Posters Promoting American Libraries

Read to Win the War : 13 Vintage Posters Promoting American Libraries / Jordan Kushins + Gizmondo | #neverforget

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Enclosures :: Handmade miniature interiors  ( by Charles Matton ) I love the little wine cellar :)

Charles Matton recreates mini studios in ‘Enclosures’ exhibition – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Enclosures :: Handmade miniature interiors ( by Charles Matton ) I love the little wine cellar :)

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Holdenby House, Northampton, Northamptonshire. Built in 1583 by Sir Christopher Hatton, Lord Chancellor & favourite of Elizabeth I - the largest private house in Elizabethan England - with 123 huge glass windows around two courtyards, specifically to honour his beloved Elizabeth. Hatton refused to live in the house prior to the Queen's first visit. In 1709 it was bought by the Duke of Marlborough, since when it has descended down the female line to the Lowther family.

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A rail bargain from a bygone era: Historic posters depicting the delights of British beach breaks go under the hammer

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Sir Thomas More writing on the coronation of Henry VIII - ‘Heaven smiles, earth rejoices; all is milk and honey and nectar,’ wrote William Blount, Lord Mountjoy, to Erasmus upon Henry VIII’s accession. Though affairs did not turn out as hoped, the accession was seen as bringing opportunities for a younger humanist generation that had been excluded from royal benefaction in the later part of the reign of Henry's father, Henry VII. More info…

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