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The Death of Auguste Rodin – 17 November 1917

‘Born of poor parents in Paris in 1840, he had finished schooling when he was about 17…’

The brilliant French sculptor, Auguste Rodin, died on 17 November 1917 – he was 77.

To commemorate the life of the man who gave us such famous sculptures as ‘Le Penseur’ and ‘Le Kiss’, here is a newspaper tribute to Rodin.

historical newspaper report on ratclyffe hall

Aberdeen Journal – Monday 19 November 1917

Image © D.C.Thomson & Co. Ltd. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000576/19171119/053/0005

historical newspaper report on ratclyffe hall

Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser – Thursday 22 July 1915

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000206/19150722/053/0004

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