Tag Archives: George Bernard Shaw

Gallery of the Month – portraits of GBS at Shaw’s Corner

Stefan Mrozewski’s woodcut might be one of the most interesting portraits of George Bernard Shaw here at Shaw’s Corner, but its far from the only portrait of the man hanging on the walls of his home. May’s object of the … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: Stefan Mrozewski Woodcut

We don’t know a huge deal about August’s Object of the Month, but we do know that it is one of our favourite objects. It is a wood cut of Shaw by the Polish artist Stefan Mrozewski, which he presented … Continue reading

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Irish Academy of Letters: Shaw to W.B. Yeats, 1932

Ayot St Lawrence, Welwyn 20th September 1932 My dear Yeats I am against myself as President [of the Irish Academy of Letters]. The President should also be a Resident, and should be a man with a presence who loves gassing … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: Irish Academy of Letters Medal

July’s Object of the Month could very easily be overlooked if you were to stand in Shaw’s study looking at his crowded desk and yet, like June’s Object of the Month, it represents another of Shaw’s great friendship networks and … Continue reading

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“Mrs Warren’s Profession – American Style”

Leading Shaw expert Leonard Conolly tells us more about the history of Mrs Warren’s Profession Openings of Shaw plays at Shaw’s Corner are always exciting events, but it is unlikely that the opening of Mrs Warren’s Profession will be as exciting … Continue reading

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Mrs Warren’s Profession: meet the cast!

A week away from opening night of Mrs Warren’s Profession, we thought that it was about time we gathered it’s colourful cast of characters together for you to meet. Shaw’s miniature pen portraits of Mrs Warren et all are succinct, satirical … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: ‘Diving Heron’ by John Trivett Nettleship

June’s Object of the Month is special to us here at Shaw’s Corner for three reasons: firstly, and most simply it is a beautiful, clever picture. John Nettleship was one of the great animal artists of the nineteenth century, and … Continue reading

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