Tag Archives: National Trust Collections

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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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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Gallery of the Month: Ireland at Shaw’s Corner

George “AE” Russell’s lovely Irish landscape is not the only image of Ireland here at Shaw’s Corner. Here are some more objects that would have reminded both Bernard and Charlotte Shaw of their homeland.

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Object of the Month: ‘Irish Landscape’ by AE (George William Russell)

We’re celebrating Shaw’s Irish roots this year with our outdoor theatre production of Shaw’s great Irish play John Bull’s Other Island, which will you’ll be able to see in the garden’s here at Shaw’s Corner 24th – 26th July (booking … Continue reading

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