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The Christening of William Blake

The Wren church where William Blake, radical English poet, painter and engraver, was Christened on Sunday 11th December 1757.

William Blake’s angel-filled tree on Peckham Rye

Where William Blake, at the age of 8, saw a vision of a tree “filled with angels, bright angelic wings bespangling every bough like stars.”

William Blake the engraver’s apprentice

The site of the workshop of the engraver James Basire, to whom visionary artist William Blake was apprenticed, 1772-1779

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Alligators and Art Nouveau at Great Yarmouth Hippodrome

The seafront Hippodrome at Great Yarmouth has been in continuous use as a circus since 1903. Its first owner made his name as a performer and knew how to please the crowds of Edwardian holidaymakers with daring shows and a venue that embraced the latest Art Nouveau style of design.