Short story by H. G. Wells first published in 1895 about a struggling shopkeeper saved from bankruptcy by an unexpected legacy.
Oil on canvas painting by the English impressionist artist Philip Wilson Steer (1860–1942).
A member of the Scottish elite who was accused then incarcerated for witchcraft in 1649, but died before her case went to trial.
A short story by H. G. Wells, first published in New Budget in August 1895 under the title “The Sad Story of a Dramatic Critic”. It tells of a shy young man who becomes a drama critic, and the effect that decision has on his personality.
Short story by H. G. Wells first published in 1896, about a young man whose body is taken over by an elderly philosopher.
Short story by H. G. Wells first published in 1896, about the lost will left by a rich uncle.
Minor devil tasked with tempting monks into corrupt and lascivious behaviour.
British portrait painter particularly recognised for his fairy paintings.
A short story written by H. G. Wells first published in 1895, about a British soldier who, trapped on a ledge, improvises a parachute to escape.
Essay by H. G. Wells first published in 1894, about Professor Gargoyle’s regret for the decline in swearing.