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The summers she spent at Talland House were the inspiration for Virginia Woolf’s novel To the Lighthouse. There is even a neighboring lighthouse that has a visitor’s book that still contains the signature of a ten year old Virginia Stephen. The photo shows Virginia, bending over to pet the family dog, and is surrounded by her siblings and her mother.

Julia Jackson Stephen, Vanessa Bell, Thoby Stephen and Virginia Woolf at Talland House in St. Ives in 1894

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Virginia Woolf’s childhood summer house at St. Ives in Cornwall. She wrote: “The pleasantest of my memories… refer to our summers, all of which were passed in Cornwall, especially to the thirteen summers at St.

Ludgate Hill and Circus from Fleet Street: 19th century, Anonymous

London, England: Fleet Street, Horses had not yet been replaced by cars. Even then they drove forward on the left side of the street.

Imperial Hotel, Russell Square, London.

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Faber's original building in Bloomsbury at 24 Russell Square, London.

Faber's original building in Bloomsbury at 24 Russell Square, London.

War Fair: Holidays at Home at a fete in Russell Square, London, 1943. Two nurses have a go at a shooting game at a fair in Russell Square. The aim is to shoot cigarette packets with corks. A large group of people, including RAF and Army personnel, watches them as they fire. Bunting decorates the square behind them.

D Two nurses have a go at a shooting game at a fair in Russell Square. The aim is to shoot cigarette packets with corks. A large group of people including RAF and Army personnel watches them as they fire

T. S. Eliot outside Faber's original building at 24 Russell Square, Bloomsbury.

Eliot - my favorite poet - outside the original Faber premises at 24 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London, UK (next door to my school building from my study abroad trip).

santa gets the tube to lapland

santa gets the tube to lapland