Monthly Archives: February 2014

Bolton Abbey in the Olden Times

Jenkins meets his Uncle Giles in the lounge of the Ufford Hotel. Among the bleak, faded decor, he notes “an engraving, placed over the fireplace, of Landseer’s Bolton Abbey in the Olden Times.” [AW 10/4] Sir Edwin Henry Landseer, RA … Continue reading

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Doors of the Temple of Janus

The Ufford hotel had a large double drawing room, divided by a pair of doors, apparently permanently closed, ┬áinto a lounge and a writing room. Jenkins surmises: “Perhaps, like the doors of the Temple of Janus, they are closed only … Continue reading

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The Mad Hatter

We have recently discovered that we failed to note this reference to the works of John Tenniel when we first went through QU. With this addition, we have now assembled all of our QU posts into a single page so … Continue reading

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