Ghost story by M. R. James, first published in 1919, about an apparently possessed scrap of chintz, said to be a memorial to the hair of a 17th-century nobleman.
Horror story by M. R. James published in 1925, about the theft of a number of prayer-books repeatedly found to be open at a particular psalm, despite being stored in a locked and disused church.
Act of Parliament repealing more than 250 Acts of Parliament no longer considered to be of practical use.
Ghost story by M. R. James published in 1925, about the disappearance of a woman who steals her neighbour’s property by removing a cursed landmark.
Oil painting by Joshua Reynolds, illustrating a scene from Shakespeare’s Henry VI, Part II.
Oil painting by Henry Fuseli, illustrating a passage from John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost.
Suffragette newspaper published from 1909 until 1933.
Three-wheeled vehicle driven by six steam-powered feet.
Perceptual illusion in which an artificial blind spot is filled in by a twinkling background.
Radio series of five dramatised ghost stories by M. R. James, first broadcast in 2018.