Mary Ann's Coventry home

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Date:1875 - 1885 (c.)

Description:Illustration of Bird Grove, Foleshill, Coventry taken from 'Impressions of Theophrastus Such'. From 1841 to 1849, this was the home of Mary Ann and her father.

The drawing dates to around 1843, but the book was not published until around 1880. This edition is 1901 [MCMI].

It is now an Evangelical Church.

Full title: Impressions of Theophrastus Such, Essays and leaves from a note-book, by George Eliot. Library Edition. William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, MCMI.


Note: George Eliot (born Mary Ann Evans) was a local authoress based in the Coventry and Nuneaton district, from 1819-1880.


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1810s
Barley Jug - side
Barley Jug - side

This jug is made from Staffordshire pottery and is thought to have belonged to Mr. ...

1840s
Gloves
Gloves

These gloves, made from cream kid leather, belonged to the author George Eliot. George ...

1860s
Piano - keyboard
Piano - keyboard

This piano belonged to local author George Eliot, who was given it by her partner ...

1900s
Bust of George Eliot - side
Bust of George Eliot - side

This bust in Parian ware depicts George Eliot, and is inscribed E-L-I-O-T at its ...

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Donor ref:Nun. Lib. LC 870 / 44 (49/11387)

Source: Nuneaton Library, Libraries, Heritage & Trading Standards, Warwickshire County Council

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