Wyndham Lewis’s ‘Thirty Personalities’

Amongst Campion Hall’s library treasures there is a portfolio of lithographed portraits made after pencil drawings by Wyndham Lewis. This was published in 1932 by Desmond Harmsworth, and was the last of three portfolios Lewis published during his lifetime. Lewis was well known and much admired as a portraitist by his contemporaries, and the subjects are all people more or less famous in arty circles at the time. As with all such projects, there is always an element of randomness since not all of those approached will be willing to sit.

Sir Frank Brangwyn’s Stations of the Cross

Sir Frank Brangwyn  (1867-1956) was the product of an Anglo-Welsh Catholic family, and a prolific, versatile and successful artist and craftsman. He is best remembered as a war artist and muralist, but religious paintings formed a significant aspect of his oeuvre. His first attempt at a Stations of the Cross was made for Father Thomas Ryan’s leper mission in Pretoria (1920-22). Brangwyn was generous with his work; for example, he presented a large painting of the confession of St Peter to one of Britain’s most aesthetically ambitious Catholic churches, St.

Rev'd James Hanvey, SJ: Publication

Rev'd James Hanvey, SJ presented papers which he delivered at three major conferences whose proceedings have been recently published. The first was enitled ‘Dignity, Person, Imago Trinitatis’, delivered at an Oxford conference on human dignity which was followed by its organiser, Professor Christopher McCrudden, editing the conference’s proceedings under the title Understanding Human Dignity (Oxford 2013). 

Rev'd Jack Mahoney, SJ: Publication

Rev'd Jack Mahoney, SJ presented a republication in 2013 by Bloomsbury Press of his study, Teaching Business Ethics in the UK, Europe, and the USA. This was originally published in 1990 by the Athlone Press, since taken over by Bloomsbury, who judged it a historically significant "seminal study", worth reissuing in 2013 in the Philosophy Division of Bloomsbury Academic Collections. 


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