Exams are starting next week. Just think, if you’d been studying English in 1949 you would have had Professor Tolkien marking your paper…
“Has the race of Orcs been unfairly stereotyped in literature and cinema? Discuss and give reasons for your answer, using imaginary languages if possible.”
Go n-eirí libh.
Queen’s College, Galway cca. 1900
Elvis Costello and the Attractions, 1979
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. MS40-1950 fo. 81R
Hear, hear! There should be more of this sort of thing. Can’t let any old guttersnipe show up and sniffle over all of our precious tomes. Some of them may have TB, you know, or worse. If it’s good enough for the Hyde Institute, it’s jolly well good enough for us here in Queen’s College! Huzzah!
(The Queen’s College Digitisation Blog would like to convey its heartfelt thanks to Sir Barry Houlihan of this parish, for very kindly furnishing this image.)
Here’s more about the Hyde Institute in question, and a very nice watercolour of the place.
The summer hiatus is at an end, and we hope to get our Kirtas book scanner repaired soon. Here’s to another year of digital… digitisation, and here’s a video by Sham 69 to get The Kids in the mood for some serious studiosity.