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27 April 2018


‘The Balcony’ dates from 1926. Gwen Raverat of course illustrated The Runaway by Elizabeth Anna Hart, Persephone Book No. 37. All the Claire Leighton and Gwen Raverat wood engravings can be seen at Abbott and Holder 30 Museum Street (opposite the British Museum) until May 12th and we highly recommend a visit – they are in two small rooms, beautifully hung, and Abbott and Holder itself is unique:  the building is a marvel and a visit to the top floor (where the Gwen Raverats are hung) with its beautiful windows and window boxes and light and air and views of Bloomsbury and London-ish (and very friendly) atmosphere is something extremely special.

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