Volume 23 Issue 1 January 1973

The Uncommon Mill Girls of Lowell

In the early nineteenth century the ‘ladies of Lowell’, Mass., were enlightened mill girls who spent their leisure in cultural pursuits.

Stendhal and Napoleon

The whole of Stendhal’s youth was spent under the aegis of Napoleon, and Napoleonic legend played an increasing part in his later writings.

Leicester House

First built in the 1630s, writes Leonard W. Cowie, Leicester House became the London home of three eighteenth-century Princes of Wales.

The Dodo and the Mughals

Asok Kumar Das describes how Mughal miniatures illuminate the flightless bird from the Indian Ocean, extinct since 1681.