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Elizabeth Summerfield

Elizabeth Summerfield
After teaching in Further and Higher Education for ten years, Elizabeth Summerfield moved from the Midlands to a remote farm on the side of a Welsh mountain. She now spends her days writing and researching in a Welsh longhouse which used to belong to her grandparents, they themselves moved from the Midlands thirty years ago from a place which unbeknown to them had great historical significance: they used to own the land on which the Staffordshire Hoard was found.

WOMEN ON BANKNOTES

My favourite book in the whole of the university library was Beauty and The Banknote, by Virginia Hewitt, published by British Museum Press. This monochrome picture book commands its own place in the Dewey decimal system category of Printed Paper Money (next to Postage Stamps and Related Devices, in case you were wondering) and contains pictures of women appearing on …

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