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Calling All Book Nerds: Here's Your Chance To See 'The Goldfinch' Painting In Real Life

Carel Fabritius-1622-1654 The Goldfinch 1654. One of my favourite paintings - it is at the centre of the new Donna Tartt book - The Goldfinch.

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Biographies of historical figures for children, flaws and all

Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell, illustrated by Christian Robinson. | 26 Children's Books That Celebrate Black History

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14 Paintings That Revolutionized Art

Surpasses the da Vinci's Mona Lisa for her arresting gaze: Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring" 1665)

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The Creepy Victorian-Era Stuffed Rabbits and Squirrels of ‘Walter Potter’s Curious World of Taxidermy’

Victorian-Era Stuffed Rabbits and Squirrels of ‘Walter Potter’s Curious World of Taxidermy’ - During the reign of Queen Victoria. From 1837 to 1901. (Via Blue Rider Press)