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Early Carte de Visites of the Brontes

I came across an article in the Bradford Observer 19th November 1857 p8 which describes how two visitors to Haworth and to Patrick Bronte h…

Started by Steve Lightfoot

2 Oct 9, 2021
Reply by Carole L Moores

Photograph of Charlotte Brontë on glass

Whilst researching a lady named Nancy Garrs, for Undercliffe Cemetery, I came across a newspaper article dated 1877 saying that Nancy had o…

Started by Steve Lightfoot

4 May 26, 2019
Reply by Lynn Cunliffe

New information on the Bronte portraits

There is new information on the website. The profile portrait of Emily Bronte at the National Port…

Started by Nicolas

2 Apr 22, 2019
Reply by Nicolas

Alleged Bronte sisters photo

I am always fascinated by these mysteries, but in my experience they usually get involved in so much minutiae that the central question bec…

Started by Ken Jacobson

2 Apr 4, 2019
Reply by Lynn Cunliffe

Portraits of Bronte Sisters

The solution that a copy had been made of a daguerreotype sounds plausible. But how could such a portrait have been found in France? John…

Started by Izaak Boone

3 Oct 3, 2016
Reply by Izaak Boone


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