On this day…1 September

On 1 September 1876 Harriet Shaw Weaver was born. Weaver grew up in a conservative Anglican family, educated by a governess until she was eighteen. Her parents would not allow her to go to university, but she later took courses at the London School of Sociology and Social Economics, and at the London School of […]

On this day…18 November

On 18 November 1882 Wyndham Lewis was born. Born in Canada, Lewis was brought to England by his mother after his parents’ separation. He went to Rugby School and then studied art at the Slade School of Art in London. Lewis was heavily influenced by Cubism and Italian Futurism of Marinetti, out of which he […]