On the 31st of December the postman delivered an incredible brown paper wrapped package, it included a first edition of Edith Sitwell’s book English Women.
Mrs. Siddons by Sir Thomas Lawrence
This tiny hardback has a pencil written note inside saying:
This little treasure briefly depicts the life of brilliant and beautiful English women from Emily Bronte to Florence Nightingale
I anticipate many of their stories will be shared in this space soon......
Dame Ellen Terry by George Frederic Watts