Read more about the stories and people behind the objects and furnishings in our collection at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House.
Elizabeth Gaskell and John Forster: Unitarians, friends and correspondents
London 1849. It is the evening of Saturday, 12 May, and after a visit packed full with social engagements, Elizabeth Gaskell accompanied by her cousin Mary Holland, will dress and go to dine with Charles Dickens at Devonshire Terrace. He is hosting...Read more »