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theactorshow: Stage/Theatre News: The Dong with a Luminous Nose review – a lovely load of nonsense: Little Angel theatre, London This imaginative adaptation delights in the sounds and sensations of Edward Lear’s peculiar poem about a lonely boy The stage is filled…

Tina69911364: Edward Lear, 'Masada (or Sebbeh) on the Dead Sea' (1858)

Tina69911364: 'Jerusalem looking North West', by Edward Lear, painted 1859 from drawings made there in 1858 for a friend, Lord Clermont. One of the - I believe- five paintings made by Lear in Jerusalem.

Tina69911364: Edward Lear visited Palestine in 1858, and spent a fortnight making careful studies of Jerusalem from the surrounding hills. These formed the basis for a series of paintings, made for a close friend, on his retirement from the Customs at Liverpool.

Tina69911364: The 1st and the 4th seem very similar, apart from the color and some small details. Not sure I've found all. From the Jerusalem series, there's another one I posted before. Edward Lear (1812-1888)

thallasocrat: Edward Lear contributed mightily to the design of this fish

JustDense: •Hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, they danced by the light of the moon• -Edward Lear- 3/? de mi serie sobre la danza >>Collage + trace-over en albanene para lograr el efecto de alto contraste en fotocopia…

jamesenge: This Edward Lear guy drew almost as well as I do.

LittleATheatre: The autumn term of Saturday Puppet Club starts today! Inspired by Edward Lear's nonsense poetry, make your own puppet and perform with it in a play for friends and family at the end of term. It's not too late to join us - find out more:

youngpoetsnet: Did you know that Edward Lear lived with lots of different chronic illnesses, including epilipsey and depression (which he called 'The Morbids')? Find out more about Lear and why he turned to nonsense verse:

Pilyandree: “Hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, they danced by the light of the moon.” Edward Lear

qwertyuiop51559: Full of veal-cutlets and chocolate-drops

ArgentinaAgend1: Edward Lear A view of Mahe, Kerala, India pencil and watercolor heightened with bodycolor 6 5/8 x 10 ¼ in. (16.8 x 26 cm)

ArgentinaAgend1: Edward Lear An ancient tomb in the Roman campagna dated '1839' (lower right) graphite heightened with touches of white, on buff paper 5 ½ x 9 ¼ in. (13.8 x 23.3 cm)

ArgentinaAgend1: Edward Lear Jericho 1865 graphite, watercolor and bodycolor 6 7/8 x 9 in. (17.6 x 24.8 cm)

ArgentinaAgend1: Edward Lear St. Paul's Bay, Malta 1866 pencil, pen and brown ink and watercolor, heightened with white 4 5/8 x 13 7/8 in. (11.8 x 35.2 cm)

jjbzz: New artwork for sale! - "Sunset along the Nile" -

johnrallan: This made me laugh! Worthy of an entry, in Edward Lear's book of Nonsense!

NotAdric: Featuring an Edward Lear pastiche. Victorian nonsense poetry is one of those things I just can't see anything in, at all.

vjc_torianist: update: it was the edward lear nonsense birds mug, peppermint tea, and oh my lord have I missed my soft and squishy mattress topper.

edward_guimont: Also, no disrespect to the very admirable Norman Lear, but who immediately thinks "Princess Bride is a Norman Lear movie"?

RobertBohan: Hunt also portrayed his contemporaries such as his PRB friends Rossetti (1853) & Millais (1853). Also shown is Edward Lear (1857). The latter is almost hallucinatory in its scrutiny.

youngpoetsnet: "They sailed to the Western Sea, they did, To a land all covered with trees, And they bought an Owl, and a useful Cart, And a pound of Rice, and a Cranberry Tart, And a hive of silvery Bees." Write your own nonsense poem!

PoetryEducation: Including a brilliant downloadable KS1-2 resource on 'The Dong with a Luminous Nose' by Edward Lear - check it out and enter your students by 15 November!

jjbzz: New artwork for sale! - "Calicut" -

jjbzz: New artwork for sale! - "Plains of Bengal" -

yuanyi_z: Fitting it's an Edward Lear book.

SurrendrDorothy: The Jumblies Edward Lear Illustrations By Edward Gorey 1968 First Edition Pristine Copy

karmacamilleon1: This is the lovely poem bookmarked with a taco. The Pelican Chorus, By Edward Lear.

SurrendrDorothy: The Dong With A Luminous Nose Edward Lear Illustrations By Edward Gorey 1969 First Edition Pristine Copy

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