“A New Species of Robbery”

In our guest post for December, Emma Stanbridge (PhD Candidate, Keele University) explores a diamond theft outside the Opera House, and the dangers lurking on the margins of Mary Hamilton’s brilliant social world.   An attack outside the Opera House On 22nd...

The Ins and Outs of Letters

In our February blog post, Christine Wallis explores the stories told by outsides, wrappers and envelopes. Throughout this project I’ve become just as interested in what the outsides of letters have to tell us about the lives of Hamilton and her circle, as I have in...