Category Archives: Illustrations

The rules of engagement

From time to time, Tower Project cataloguers come across games which the Library received on legal deposit. This is less exciting than it sounds: their appeal can be somewhat … impenetrable, and their rules are often fiendishly complicated (or just … Continue reading

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Headless wedding horror?

 Some weddings are chilling occasions but none more so than this picture of Cinderella’s wedding with a not-so-happy ending, featuring a headless bride! London: S & J Fuller, 1814. (Classmark CCE.7.1.12. Order in Rare Books) So how did Cinderella lose her … Continue reading

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