Giada Gelli

by Giada Gelli, Collections Student Ready for the third episode of the Doyle Family saga? In our previous posts we’ve touched briefly on the lives of John Doyle (HB) – about whom I found this interesting biography in Irish as well – and of his third son Richard (Dickie), the Punch Magazine and cheeky fairies […]

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by Giada Gelli, Collections Student So where were we…? A few weeks ago we were talking about the book In Fairyland with illustrations by Richard Doyle (1824-1883). I clearly remember promising you to further investigate him and his family, do you? Let’s begin by saying that I am not the first person with an interest […]

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by Giada Gelli, Preservation Assistant We have all done some scribbling on copies, books, magazines and whatnot at some stage in our lives. There is nothing more pleasant than evading the realms of reality, shutting your ears to the world, and letting your pen (or pencil!) chase the boredom away. But still, I wasn’t expecting […]

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