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Adeline Harris Sears’ Autographs Quilt (1856–ca.1863)

- March 1, 2018 in abraham lincoln, autographs, celebrity, charles dickens, Craft, design, Needlework, patterns, quilt, quilting, quilts, quiltwork, Ralph Waldo Emerson, signatures

Wonderful trompe l'oeil tumbling block design quilt incorporating signatures from such luminaries as Charles Dickens, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Rembrandt Peale, and Abraham Lincoln (one of eight American presidents represented).

Adeline Harris Sears’ Autographs Quilt (1856–ca.1863)

- March 1, 2018 in abraham lincoln, autographs, celebrity, charles dickens, Craft, design, Needlework, patterns, quilt, quilting, quilts, quiltwork, Ralph Waldo Emerson, signatures

Wonderful trompe l'oeil tumbling block design quilt incorporating signatures from such luminaries as Charles Dickens, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Rembrandt Peale, and Abraham Lincoln (one of eight American presidents represented).

Adeline Harris Sears’ Autographs Quilt (1856–ca.1863)

- March 1, 2018 in abraham lincoln, autographs, celebrity, charles dickens, Craft, design, Needlework, patterns, quilt, quilting, quilts, quiltwork, Ralph Waldo Emerson, signatures

Wonderful trompe l'oeil tumbling block design quilt incorporating signatures from such luminaries as Charles Dickens, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Rembrandt Peale, and Abraham Lincoln (one of eight American presidents represented).

Adeline Harris Sears’ Autographs Quilt (1856–ca.1863)

- March 1, 2018 in abraham lincoln, autographs, celebrity, charles dickens, Craft, design, Needlework, patterns, quilt, quilting, quilts, quiltwork, signatures

Wonderful trompe l'oeil tumbling block design quilt incorporating signatures from such luminaries as Charles Dickens, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Rembrandt Peale, and Abraham Lincoln (one of eight American presidents represented).

Scrooge, or, Marley’s Ghost (1901)

- December 10, 2012 in a christmas carol, charles dickens, christmas, collections, early film, Film: 1900s, Films, Films: Drama, Films: Fantasy, Films: Short, scrooge

Scrooge, or, Marley’s Ghost, directed by Walter R. Booth, is the oldest known film adaptation of Charles Dickens’ 1843 novel A Christmas Carol – featuring the miserly Ebeneezer Scrooge confronted by Marley’s ghost and given by visions of Christmas Past, Present and Future. The film, “although somewhat flat and stage-bound to modern eyes,” according to Michael Brooke of BFI Screenonline, “was an ambitious undertaking at the time,” as, “not only did it attempt to tell an 80 page story in five minutes, but it featured impressive trick effects, superimposing Marley’s face over the door knocker and the scenes from his youth over a black curtain in Scrooge’s bedroom.” It was presented in ‘Twelve Tableaux’ or scenes and is thought to contain the first ever use of intertitles in a film. (Wikipedia) Download from Internet Archive Sign up to get our free fortnightly newsletter which shall deliver direct to your inbox the latest brand new article and a digest of the most recent collection items. Simply add your details to the form below and click the link you receive via email to confirm your subscription!