Edward Lear in Malta
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Edward Lear in Malta

EDWARD LEAR: WATERCOLOURS AND WORDS The exhibition ‘Edward Lear: Watercolours and Words’ opened at Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum in Mdina, Malta on 18th October 2014. Edward Lear’s travels were motivated by his desire to escape the damp winters of his native London and by his incessant search for new landscapes to paint. On his way to … Continue reading »

Unveiling a bronze bust of Edward Lear
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Unveiling a bronze bust of Edward Lear

On Friday 30th May 2014, the Founder Members of The Edward Lear Society will be unveiling a bust of Edward Lear at a ceremony in Corfu. The event will take place at the most prestigious Cultural Institution of Greece, The Reading Society of Corfu, where Edward Lear’s bronze bust will be permanently exhibited. Continue reading »

Edward Lear: The Bicentennial Conference
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Edward Lear: The Bicentennial Conference

Jesus College, Oxford 21-22 September 2012 EDWARD LEAR (1812-1888): zoological illustrator, landscape painter, cartoonist, travel writer, drawing master to Queen Victoria, depressive, diarist, friend of the Tennysons, epileptic, exile, and nonsense poet of genius. Praised by Ruskin and Eliot, elegized by Auden, analysed by Orwell and Huxley, Lear has never ceased to fascinate and delight. … Continue reading »