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28 April 2017

john middleton and his family in his drawing room 1796

And finally. the 1796 painting by an unknown artist: John Middleton and his Family in his Drawing Room: a shopkeeper talking to a potential customer in the comfort of his own dining room. This is (slightly) what we try to do at Persephone Books: to create a shop which is a friendly, interesting and indeed ‘homely’ place to come to. The Judith Flanders book is a thought-provoking book about the transition from home and work being intermingled, separated, and then, in some ways, integrated again.

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