Posts Tagged ‘London scene’

The British Library’s Discovering Literature: 20th-century website offers a number of resources to Virginia Woolf’s work. They include:

You can also find these links to other Woolf collection materials in the right sidebar of this page on the site:

  • Letter from Virginia Woolf to Frances Cornford about A Room of One’s Own, 1929
  • “Monday or Tuesday” by Virginia Woolf
  • Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf
  • Vanessa Bell dust jacket for The Years
  • “Kew Gardens” by Virginia Woolf, 1919
  • “Kew Gardens” by Virginia Woolf, 1927
  • ‘Hyde Park Gate News’, a magazine by Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell
  • ‘The Messiah’ by Quentin Bell and Virginia Woolf
  • ‘The Dunciad’ by Quentin Bell and Virginia Woolf
  • ‘Eminent Charlestonians’, with illustrations by Quentin Bell and text by Virginia Woolf

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cafe_royal_entranceA 140-year-old Piccadilly cafe that was once the haunt of Virginia Woolf and other notable individuals is selling off its collection of trinkets and furniture to make way for a new hotel, according to The New Scotsman.
Established in 1865, the Café Royal hosted Oscar Wilde, Winston Churchill and others. It was also frequented by Princess Diana, Elizabeth Taylor and Muhammad Ali in more recent times.
A hotel will be built at the Regent Street location by Israeli developer the de Alrov Group.

The sale of items will take place Jan. 20, at Bonhams in Knightsbridge.

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