Dorchester Products Ltd.

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50 High East Street, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1HU, England

Commemoratives /Gifts / Collectable Items


Literary figures, writers, poets and other people / places of interest.
(Including Thomas Hardy, William Barnes, Lewis Carroll, T.E.Lawrence)




(Lawrence of Arabia)

Thomas Edward Lawrence CB DSO (16 August 1888 – 19 May 1935) was a British archaeologist, army officer, military theorist, diplomat, and writer. He was renowned for his liaison role during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign and the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. The breadth and variety of his activities and associations and his ability to describe them vividly in writing, earned him international fame as Lawrence of Arabia.




Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy OM (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet. While Hardy wrote poetry throughout his life and regarded himself primarily as a poet, his first collection was not published until 1898. Initially, therefore, he gained fame as the author of novels such as Far from the Madding Crowd (1874), The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886), Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891), and Jude the Obscure (1895).






William Barnes

William Barnes (22 February 1801 – 7 October 1886)

was an English writer, poet, priest, and philologist.

Barnes was born at Rushay in the parish of Bagber, Dorset.

Barnes literary friends included Thomas Hardy, Lord Tennyson and Gerard Manley Hopkins.



Lewis Carroll

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson ( 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll,

was an English writer of world-famous children's fiction, notably Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass. He was noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy. The poems Jabberwocky and The Hunting of the Snark are classified in the genre of literary nonsense. He was also a mathematician, photographer, and Anglican deacon.