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Branwell Brontë artwork

BC MS 19c Brontë/B4/2
Francis O'Gorman, Professor of Victorian Literature at the University of Leeds, introduces the Brontë family manuscripts, part of the original Brotherton Collection.
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BC MS 19c Brontë/F1
Maria Brontë manuscript.
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BC MS 19c Brontë/C2
Description of Charlotte Bronte material in Bronte Family Manuscripts.
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BC MS 19c Brontë/C3/a
Description of letters from Charlotte Brontë & Elizabeth Gaskell describing each other.
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A B Nicholls letters to Ellen Nussey
Description of A B Nicholls letter to Ellen Nussey following Charlotte Brontë's death.
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BC MS 19c Brontë/B13
Description of Branwell Bronte manuscripts in the Brotherton Collection, part 1
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BC MS 19c Brontë/B1/2
Introduction to Branwell Bronte's early manuscripts.
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BC MS 19c Brontë/B4/2
Description of Branwell Brontë artwork in Brontë family manuscripts collection
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BC MS 19c Brontë/B4/10
Description of Branwell Bronte's sketch '‘Our Lady of Grief’.
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BC MS 19c Brontë/C14
Ellen Nussey's description of Emily Brontë.
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Another striking feature of the Brotherton's Branwell collection is the corpus of his pen and ink drawings, which he certainly had a talent for.

Some sketches reveal his wit; others the temperamental, even violent side of his nature while many dwell in his gloom.

There is lugubrious humour in his little drawing of an old tombstone leaning dangerously into the ground and with only one word visible -- 'Resurgam' -- and a sense of a far more deeply troubled mind in the sketch of a strong man, chained, solemnly entitled 'Myself'.

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