As soon as the commission to write the biography of Charlotte Brontë had been accepted, Elizabeth needed to collect information from as many sources as she could.
The Life of Charlotte Brontë – an invitation to write Two months after the death of her friend, Charlotte Brontë, Elizabeth Gaskell wrote to George Smith (their publisher) asking for a copy, either an engraving or daguerreotype, of the 1850 … Continued
Dr Diane Duffy heads across the Pennines to visit a very special library. On 15th July 2022 I visited the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth. The visit had been planned back in June after a visit from Anne Spiers, a volunteer … Continued