Special Collections displays

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 ›

200 Years of Dickens

Back in February, we posted about the bicentenary of the birth of Charles Dickens. To commemorate the occasion, we are currently showing a small selection of first editions of some of his most famous novels  in our foyer on Level 12… 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 ›