Tag Archive for ‘christmas’

Happy Holidays!

It’s Christmas eve and our advent calendar is now complete. All the images in the series have come from our business collections and have ranged from sweet wrappers to ships, and much more. Thanks to all of you who have… Read More ›

Dickensian Christmas

  As promised in my last blog post, we have now added a little seasonal item to our current foyer display which celebrates the bicentenery of Dickens’ birth. In the middle of writing Martin Chuzzlewit, and during a period of financial difficulty, Dickens… Read More ›

Level 12 festive foyer

We’ve given our current foyer display in Special Collections a festive twist.  Continuing the Cooking up a Story theme of edible and chemical recipes, items include the University Laboratory Christmas Annual from 1869 and the book of a Victorian ‘masque’ featuring the characters of Mince-Pie… Read More ›


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