Entries tagged 'shandy hall'

A New Acquisition

Thomas Stothard, R.A. (1755-1834) was the third English artist, after William Hogarth and Michael Angelo Rooker, to produce illustrations to a published edition of Tristram Shandy. In 1781 Harrison & Co of Paternoster Row printed eight engravings after his designs … Read the rest of this entry »

Julia Monkman 1931 – 2015

Julia Monkman was in at the start of the Laurence Sterne Trust. Read the rest of this entry »

Key dates in Laurence Sterne’s Life

1595/6: birth of Richard Sterne (d.18 June 1683) who was elected Archbishop of York on 28 April 1664, having been Master of Jesus College, Cambridge (7 March 1634 – ejected March 1644; reinstated 1660). He established the finances of the … Read the rest of this entry »

The first publication of ‘Tristram Shandy’

When exactly were the first two volumes of ‘The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman’ published? Read the rest of this entry »