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Period Piece free pdf 'A drawing of the world when I was young.' So Gwen Raverat, the grand-daughter of Charles Darwin, described Period Piece, her classic memoir of a Cambridge childhood, which since its initial publication in 1952 has never been out of print. Vividly evoking a bygone era, it is a shrewd, touching and comic portrait of her eccentric relations, and of Cambridge society in a time when it was restricted enough to be treated as an extension of the family. As a child she thought it impossible that she would ever succeed as an artist, and yet the observations of the small incidents in her life, recorded here both in word and drawing, reveal an artist's careful eye.

About Gwen Raverat

Gwen Raverat (1885-1957) was the granddaughter of Charles Darwin. In 1911 she married the French painter Jacques Raverat, and she was an artist, illustrator and wood engraver in her own right. She published her memoir, Period Piece, in 1952.

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Author : Gwen Raverat
Publisher : Faber
Data Published : 20 June 1974
ISBN : 0571067425
EAN : 9780571067428
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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