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John Player and Sons Cigarette Cards, “Past and Present” series, 1916.

Tweet Had the pleasure of cataloguing our 100 year old Player cigarette cards, owing to this centenary year for this series of “Past and Present” by the John Player and Sons Tobacco company it seemed ideal for the blog! Player’s … Continue reading

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#Shakespeare400: Book Launch at the DMU Heritage Centre

Tweet This afternoon the Heritage Centre was delighted to host the launch of “Shakespeare’s Cultural Capital: His Economic Impact from the Sixteenth to the Twenty-first Century”. Edited by DMU Vice-Chancellor Professor Dominic Shellard and Dr Siobhan Keenan, the book brings together a collection … Continue reading

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Shakespeare 400

Tweet As part of University wide celebrations of the life and work of William Shakespeare, the Special Collections Team has unveiled a pop-up exhibition which looks at the legacy of his plays in the world of theatre. The exhibition draws … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Shakespeare!

Tweet To celebrate the 451st birthday of playwright William Shakespeare, here are some illustrations which were inspired by the Bard, from the 1960 Leicester College of Art Diary . The students of the College collaborated on an annual diary from … Continue reading

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