The Quangle Wangle’s Back!
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The Quangle Wangle’s Back!

The Quangle Wangle’s Back! A great new rhyming picture book, illustrated in the style of Edward Lear, containing his original classic nonsense poem ‘The Quangle Wangle’s hat”. Author Rob Hann’s updated sequel “The Quangle Wangle’s Back! and a brief biography of the great man to entertain, educate and inform children and adults alike. Order from … Continue reading »

The Remarkable Nature of Edward Lear
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The Remarkable Nature of Edward Lear

Free public lecture Robert McCracken Peck, Curator of Art and Artifacts, Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Edward Lear (1812–1888), best known for The Owl and the Pussycat and other nonsense poetry, was also an accomplished painter of birds, mammals, reptiles, and landscapes, and an adventurous world traveler. His paintings of parrots, macaws, toucans, owls, and other … Continue reading »

Edward Lear & Mount Athos: his visit in 1856
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Edward Lear & Mount Athos: his visit in 1856

One of the most productive of Lear’s travels in terms of high quality landscape drawings was his visit to Mount Athos in Greece in September 1856.  Stephen Duckworth’s new website presents all the current research on that visit.  Lear’s journal has been lost but the site contains transcriptions of his extensive letters to his sister … Continue reading »