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IMAGE number
BL1154749
Title
Letter from Charlotte Bronte to Ellen Nussey, describing the death of her brother, Branwell, 9th October 1848 (ink on paper)
Artist
English School, (19th century) / English
Location
British Library, London, UK
Medium
ink on paper
Date
1848 (C18th)
Description
Charlotte Brontë (21 April 1816 – 31 March 1855) was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who survived into adulthood and whose novels have become classics of English literature. She published her best known novel, Jane Eyre, under the pen name Currer Bell. Ashley 2452, f.9v
Photo credit
© British Library Board. All Rights Reserved / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
female / novelist / sadness / sisters / grief / correspondent / handwriting / brother / description / correspondence / death / letter / writer / british / branwell / poet / document / author / literary / friend / literature / english / signature / ellen / nussey / bronte / charlotte / Drawing / Mzdrawing
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Large 3417 × 5544 px 289 × 469 mm 18 MB
Medium 631 × 1024 px 53 × 87 mm 1 MB
Small 370 × 600 px 31 × 51 mm 0 MB
Copyright
Out of copyright
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