Conan Doyle and the Cottingley Fairies, with Merrick Burrow
This episode, we are joined by Dr Merrick Burrow, Head of English and Creative Writing at the University of Huddersfield, to talk about The Cottingley Fairies: A Study in Deception, an exhibition Merrick has curated for the Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery at the University of Leeds.
You can visit the exhibition online here: https://library.leeds.ac.uk/events/event/1900/galleries/375/the-cottingley-fairies-a-study-in-deception
You can read Conan Doyle's The Coming of the Fairies here: https://www.arthur-conan-doyle.com/index.php?title=The_Coming_of_the_Fairies
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